Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Cape Town

Cape Town is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Cape Town one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Cape Town is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Cape Town or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Cape Town. Explore the historical monuments of Cape Town with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Cape Town guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Cape Town page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Cape Town with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Victoria And Alfred Waterfront

    #1 of 4 Historical Places in Cape Town
    Victoria And Alfred Waterfront

    Tags: Water Body, View Point, Scenic Drive, Walking Area

    Address: Breakwater Blvd, Shop 7105 V & A Waterfront, Cape Town 8001, South Africa

    Timings: 09:30 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town is an amazing place to be. There is a lot to do and see here and hence it has become very popular amongst the tourists. Since it is situated very clos...Read more

  2. Robben Island

    #2 of 4 Historical Places in Cape Town
    Robben Island

    Tags: Island, Historical Site, Unesco Site

    Address: Cape Town 7400, South Africa

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Robben Island is quite rightfully a UNESCO World Heritage site. The importance of the site lies in its role in the History of not just South Africa but the entire continent of Africa. In times of apar...Read more

  3. District Six Museum

    #3 of 4 Historical Places in Cape Town
    District Six Museum

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site

    Address: 25 Buitenkant St, Cape Town 8001, South Africa

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The District Six Museum is very important to the documentation of the History of Cape Town. During the dark era of Apartheid, the eponymous area; District 6 served as a setting for the forced removals...Read more

  4. Castle Of Good Hope

    #4 of 4 Historical Places in Cape Town
    Castle Of Good Hope

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Buitenkant St, Cape Town 8001, South Africa

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Castle Of Good Hope is a beautiful Historic site in Cape Town. Shaped like a star it is certainly a thing of great beauty but more importantly, it is of great historic importance. Built around 167...Read more

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