Greenmarket Square is the heart of old Cape Town, a bustling market place with stalls, restaurants and cafes. Set up in 1696, the square has since variously been used as a slave market, a produce market, a parking lot and today as an informal flea market selling African art, crafts and curios.
Corner Shortmarket/Longmarket Streets and Burg Street, Burg St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Greenmarket Square and Nearby Attractions on Map
South African Jewish Museum(0.8 km)
The South African Jewish Museum explores the history of the Jewish community in South America who first arrived here in the 19th century from Europe to escape religious persecution.
Iziko South African Museum(0.8 km)
The Iziko South African Museum houses an important African collection of more than 1.
Bo-Kaap Museum(0.5 km)
The Bo-Kaap Museum traces the history of the colorful Bo-Kaap quarter and its multiracial identity.
Artscape Theatre(1 km)
The Artscape Theatre is a performing arts centre that hosts drama, orchestra, classical opera and ballet performances.
South African National Gallery(0.7 km)
The South African National Gallery presents a good collection of African, British, French, Dutch and Flemish art from the 17th to the 19th century.
Parliament of South Africa(0.5 km)
Cape Town is the legislative seat of South Africa.
Castle of Good Hope(0.8 km)
The Castle of Good Hope is South Africa's oldest surviving colonial building, built between 1666 and 1679 as a pentagonal fortress to protect Cape Town from British naval attacks.
Slave Lodge(0.3 km)
The Slave Lodge is one of the oldest colonial buildings in Cape Town, built in 1679 for housing slaves of the Dutch East India Company.
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