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"The most beautiful colonial town Europeans ever built"

“This cape is the most stately thing and the fairest cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth.” - Sir Francis Drake (1580)

sunny 25 °C

My heart skipped a little beat when I read the forum post by JUANnOGNEN in this thread: Best European-Influenced City.

According to JUANnOGNEN, "Cape Town is an obvious candidate for the award of Most beautiful colonial town Europeans ever built."

Inside the courtyard of the Castle of Good Hope, with Table Mountain in the background

The view of Cape Town from Table Mountain

Misty day on Bloubergstrand, Cape Town

Baby Lions

If you haven't guessed it yet, Cape Town is my home city. After having lived in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town for 22 years, this city still continues to give me chills and thrills.

Cape Town, Kaapstad, Kapstadt, Città del Capo, Ciudad del Cabo, iKapa. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but according to me, this is the most beautiful city in the world.

Posted by Anja Fourie 04:09 Archived in South Africa Tagged cape_town south_africa table_mountain

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