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Cape Town's history is long and storied, made up of both dark and bright passages which lends itself to an artistic and cultural scene of great depth and creativity.sdfsdf

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Cape Town is a cultural hub and where the history of the country really began, so you can bet we have plenty of both to offer visitors. The Mother City’s history is rich – and at times tragic – and is has a number of world class museums that offer up a treasure trove to the past – both the…

Whether you’re looking to get up close and personal with nature, do a spot of shopping in the city or enjoy a live show, you can find and do it all in the Mother City. Enjoy wheelchair-friendly activities at the following establishments in Cape Town: CITY SIGHTSEEING BUS Offering day tours around the Peninsula, through the city centre and into…

Take a look at some of the best cocktail bars to visit in Cape Town. THE GRAND DADDY A well-known boutique hotel in Long Street, the Grand Daddy is quirky and fun with its airstream rooftop trailer park and Sky Bar. From up here, you get great views of the city skyline while sipping drinks off a varied drinks menu…

Cape Town’s history is long and storied, made up of both dark and bright passages which lends itself to an artistic and cultural scene of great depth and creativity. The mix of cultures and people in the Mother City have created an eclectic and exciting tapestry of art, design, theatre and music. Cape Town’s arts and music scene is exciting…

Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you…

They say every journey begins with a single step. As you step onto the road to begin the Cape Camino, the route might be planned, but the journey is left entirely up to you. It’s definitely a journey worth taking. The Cape Camino is not the first of its kind. The idea came from the Camino de Santiago in Spain,…

Abe Opperman has a distinctive art style, lively and whimsical in its energy and beauty, and he has galleries in both Cape Town and Johannesburg. His childhood consisted of the large open spaces typical of farm life, filled with dramatic vistas of mountains and orchids grown by his own hand.

The San were the earliest group of hunter-gatherers that lived in South Africa. !Khwa Ttu, San Culture and Education Centre seeks to preserve the culture and heritage of this ancient people as well as teach people more things about San history.

Visit the permanent Art at Constantia exhibition at the picturesque Groot Constantia Wine Estate to browse a range of local and emerging South African artists’ work. The exhibition is expertly curated by Lyn Atterbury and James Hodgson, who use their combined industry experience to select only the highest quality art pieces.

Drawing her inspiration from the natural wonders of her adopted country, artist Suzanne Elizabeth manages to capture the magic and majesty of the Cape in her oil paintings and pastel work. Her South African wildlife art can be found in her V&A Waterfront gallery.

ArtRoute can help you navigate the Mother City's multitude of art galleries, districts and studios.

The Artscape Theatre Centre is as dramatic in its architecture as it is in its theatrical shows, and has graced Cape Town’s skyline since 1971.

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