Castle of Good Hope 3.4 rating

  Landmarks

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. The Castle today is home to the Military Museum, displaying historical paraphernalia. It also houses part of the William Fehr Collection of 17th - 19th century paintings and decorative arts.

 Hours 

Sun
9:30
16:00
Mon
9:30
16:00
Tue
9:30
16:00
Wed
9:30
16:00
Thu
9:30
16:00
Fri
9:30
16:00
Sat
9:30
16:00

About Castle of Good Hope

 Darling St & Buitenkant St, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

 +27 21 787 1260

 http://www.castleofgoodhope.co.za

Castle of Good Hope and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
South African Jewish Museum

South African Jewish Museum(1.1 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

Iziko South African Museum(1.2 km)
The Iziko South African Museum houses an important African collection of more than 1.

Bo-Kaap Museum

Bo-Kaap Museum(1.3 km)
The Bo-Kaap Museum traces the history of the colorful Bo-Kaap quarter and its multiracial identity.

Artscape Theatre

Artscape Theatre(0.7 km)
The Artscape Theatre is a performing arts centre that hosts drama, orchestra, classical opera and ballet performances.

South African National Gallery

South African National Gallery(1 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

Parliament of South Africa(0.7 km)
Cape Town is the legislative seat of South Africa.

Slave Lodge

Slave Lodge(0.7 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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