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Canon firing and key ceremony at the Castle of Good Hope at 10am

6 December 2017 by Lesley No Comment

The Castle of Good Hope is the oldest building in South Africa and is a must-see on for visitors interested in the history of Cape Town. The Castle of Good Hope opens at 9am and I would suggest you consider making it your first stop while visiting the city and arriving by 9.45am at the ...

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Castle of Good Hope

16 January 2017 by Lesley No Comment

The Castle of Good Hope is the oldest building in South Africa, built by the Dutch East India Company, between 1666 and 1679, right on the water’s edge for defense.  Our Castle resembles a fort, a pentagon in shape and was home to a variety of governor’s of the Cape. Today it is a wonderful ...

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