Stunning Image of Africa's Most Popular Tourist Destination
Along the shores of Table Bay on the southernmost point of the African continent, Cape Town and its harbor are world renowned for their beautiful location and its importance as a travel and cultural hub for between Europe and the Far East. This city lights seen in this magnetic keepsake photo from Worldwide Gifts shows Cape Town at night, glowing against a backdrop of Table Mountain and the dark Atlantic waters.
Many visitors to Cape Town take the Table Mountain Cableway to the top of the mountain to take in the incredible view and visit one of Africa's most well-known natural features. Cape Point is also a world-famous landmark of Cape Town that attracts many of the thousands of Cape Town tourists.
More Reasons to Visit Cape Town
Cape Town's beaches attract international tourists, including Meklbosstrand, Milkwood Beach, with its 7 kilometers of pristine white sands and beautiful vistas of Robben Island and Table Mountain. Called Melkbos by locals, this beach is ideal for swimming, windsurfing and kitesurfing, boating and crayfishing. Muizenberg Beach on the shores of False Bay is a perfect family swimming spot, with calm waves and warm waters that are quite child friendly. There are even shark spotters who stand high upon the mountain scanning the waters for signs of sharks and alert swimmers whenever it is unsafe to be in the bay waters.
Besides the beaches and the beautiful natural scenery, Cape Town also provides quite a few cultural and historical attractions. The Castle of Good Hope was once a fortress and is now a museum dedicated to South Africa's history. The South African Naval Museum is another interesting place to spend some time while in Cape Town, and one must take time to go and see the natural rock formation called Fish Hoek.