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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Top Historical Cape Town landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Cape Town.
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Breakwater Blvd, Shop 7105 V & A Waterfront, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
09:30 am - 09:00 pm
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 close to Table Bay as well as Robben Island it has become an excellent point of departure for the tourists.
Tourists can do a variety of activities rangin...
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Cape Town 7400, South Africa
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 apartheid which was a dark time for the continent, with slavery and discriminatory practices being rampant in the place, the place was used as a prison to...
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25 Buitenkant St, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
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 and segregation of people.
The tyrannical rule and its practices, notices and rules from that era, objects that signify the apartheid have all been b...
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Buitenkant St, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
09:30 am - 04:00 pm
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 1679 this medieval fortress was a very strategic place. Used as an important military post by the Dutch it played an important role in the conflicts betw...