Castle of Good Hope
Your Benefit: Single Entry (Present pass on arrival)
Regular Price: Adult AED 10.14;Child AED 5.07
|Address:||Corner Darling & Castle Streets, Cape Town|
|Phone Number:||+27 (0)21 787 1200/60|
|Operating Hours:||Monday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 16:00 PM ; Daily tours run at 11:00 AM , 12:00 PM and 14:00 PM|
|Close Time:||25 December & 1 January|
DescriptionGet an authentic taste of the Mother City’s earliest days with a visit to the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. Venture through the Castle of Good Hope observing the many art and photography exhibitions that depict the historic start of the city. The Castle Military Museum is also available, as well as the William Fehr Collection which boasts an impressive collection art, antique Cape furniture and other historic collectables.
Make sure you embark on one of the castle’s daily tours (11:00, 12:00 and 14:00), showcasing South Africa’s shared heritage and military history. Watch the performing of the Key Ceremony, replicating the ceremonial unlocking of the signal canon which is then fired to the delight of onlookers.
After exploring the Castle, replenish yourself at the Castle of Good Hope restaurant on the patio which serves fresh coffee and food.