About Cape Town Central

Cape Town Central is situated in the City Bowl, in Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

Western Cape DestinationsCape Town Central, City Bowl

Fondly known as the ‘mother city’, Cape Town lies in the arms of Table Mountain, more often than not shrouded in cloud and one of the world’s most recognisable landmarks. The heart of Cape Town’s city, her centre, is one of the only major CBDs in South Africa, if not the world, that hasn’t experienced urban decay or major relocation of big business.

The centre of Cape Town has grown fantastically over the last few years and its mix of European and African cultures means it is a-buzz, day or night, with a heady mix of culture, nature and history and an eclectic mix of people. This is the business centre but it’s also a chance to experience South Africa’s past - the South African Museum, the Castle of Good Hope, Company Gardens, Government Avenue and other museums and galleries lining the centre of town.

Long Street is a quirky, bohemian mix of African curios, antique shops, book shops and a bevy of coffee shops, restaurants and bistros.

During peak season, market stalls line some of the avenues near Greenmarket Square and art exhibitions, some of them free of charge like the Michaelis Collection, mean you can spend hours here.

The city centre is compact and small enough to explore in a couple of days. Historical walks around town, like the Cape Spirit City Walk and the Footsteps to Freedom walk, will help you gain insight into the rich history that contributed to the mix of cultures unique to Cape Town, and nightlife in the city centre is awash with theatre and restaurants offering anything from African to European, fusion to traditional, Eastern to Western, and clubs and music venues.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Cape Town Central

708 Flatrock

Self Catering

708 Flatrock

708 Flatrock is a stylishly decorated apartment with two bedrooms and two bathrooms that sleeps four people comfortably ... more

The Decks 1003

Self Catering

The Decks 1003

This delightful two bedroom apartment, located at The Decks in the centre of Cape Town's buzzing City Bowl, provides the ... more

Icon Luxury Units

Self Catering

Icon Luxury Units

Icon Luxury Units provide self catering accommodation in the Cape Town city centre. Choose from Studio or One-bedroom ... more

Reviews of Cape Town Central

I had the best holiday ever in Cape Town and will attend the cape town international jazz festival...

Mashadi Madiseng, century city

SA-Venues.com Travellers' Rating

Must visit

From 2 Reviews. Read all reviews

©Unauthorised use of the
photos is strictly prohibited.

SA-Venues.com has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.

SA-Venues.com © 1999-2015. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap