In the southwest of the Republic of South Africa, Cape Town is located at the Table Bay of the Atlantic Ocean. Its name Cape Town comes from the name Cape of Good Hope, which is located 45 kilometers south. Cape Town is the third largest city in South Africa, capital of the Western Cape Province and the seat of the South African parliament. There are about 3.5 million people and of 2455 square kilometers. About 41% percent speaks Afrikaans and 29% percent speaks Xhosa and remaining English.
Evidently Table Mountain (1086 meter high) is the popular attraction of Cape Town and it is declared as the national monument. The table mountain surrounds the city and some suburbs, giving you unique pleasant striking scenery. Extremely diversive paths offer while walking not only its breathtaking views. The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, This Victorian part of the harbor is one of the best entertainments and offers numerous restaurants, bars, shops, clubs and a varied selection. Downtown is the center of some historic buildings and museums are located. Among other things, it houses the oldest building in South Africa, the Castle, which was built back in 1666 following the example of baroque fortresses. Also worth seeing are the City Hall in 1905, the St. Georges Cathedral and the National Gallery and the National Museum.
Long Street is one of the busiest streets of Cape Town, which, with its bars, clubs and restaurants is a particularly popular nightlife district. The world heritage site Robben Iceland is the prison island, which was once imprisoned Nelson Mandela and which was used by the apartheid government as a camp for political prisoners. 1999 Robben Iceland was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Camps Bay and Clifton are the suburbs particularly popular in the summer months because of its beautiful beaches. For water sports enthusiasts, you might head to the Boulbergstrand north of the city. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden at the southern foot of Table Mountain, this garden, which is the unique flora of the area, is under protection and a must seen for all nature lovers.