District Six Places of Interest

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

Attractions IN District Six

Al-Azhar Masjied

The Al Azhar Mosque is an Islamic mosque in District Six, Cape Town. It holds the same name as a rather resplendent more-famous mosque in Cairo, Egypt but what it lacks in minarets, it makes up for with ...

Attractions AROUND District Six

Cape Town's East City

Cape Town's East City is known, interchangeably, as the East City, the East City Precinct, and the fringe. Others, still, know it as lower Gardens. But this part of the Mother City's central city is in the ...

Castle of Good Hope

A unique combination of history, fine wine, traditional food, military ceremonies and craftsmanship awaits you at this pentagonal fortification. Built between 1666 and 1679, the Cape Town Castle is the oldest ...

District Six Museum

When the apartheid government swooped on District Six, Cape Town in 1965, forcibly removing its occupants and declaring the area a 'whites-only' zone, the rich fabric of an impoverished but vibrant community ...

... and little further afield

Cape Town Holocaust Centre

Serving as a place of remembrance for the six million Jews who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945 when over six million Jews were murdered, the Cape Town Holocaust Centre lies on ‘Museum Mile’ in the ...

De Tuynhuys

Tuynhuys, the office of the state President and closed to the public, witnessed one of the most important turning points in South African history when FW de Klerk announced from its steps, on 18 March 1992, ...

Diamond Works

Diamond Works is Cape Town’s finest jewellery experience. Established in October 2001, the idea was to create a jewellery destination whereby tourists could learn about the art of diamond cutting, witness the ...

Groote Kerk

What strikes you, as you look at the oldest church in the country, is how modern it seems, given its three hundred and thirty odd years. Which is as it should be, considering that all that remains of the ...

Slave Church Museum

Despite its position as one of the oldest and most graceful buildings on Long Street, the Slave Church Museum is without many visitors. Perhaps this is because it is not on the well-trodden route of popular ...

South African Jewish Museum

The South African Jewish Museum stands on what is considered Cape Town’s ‘museum mile’ in the centre of town - neighbour to the Old Synagogue, the first to be built on South African soil - the Great Synagogue, ...

Table Mountain National Park

At the south-western tip of South Africa, the Table Mountain National Park encompasses the incredibly scenic Peninsula mountain chain stretching from Signal Hill in the north to Cape Point in the south, a ...

Trafalgar Park

Trafalgar Park is a charming little retreat from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, situated right in the vibey cultural, commercial and residential area of Woodstock. Although it is small, with a total area ...

Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre

As the most popular shopping destination in South Africa, the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, at the V&A Waterfront, remains a hub of excitement and activity. It is one of Cape Town’s most prized attractions, ...

Wally's Cave

Instagram has made Wally’s Cave famous. The jagged circular cave mouth is one of the most prolific photographs of Cape Town to make its way onto social media, so even if you think you don’t know it, you ...

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