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Best tourist sites in South Africa (Part 2)

  1. Victoria Falls:

Victoria Falls is the world’s largest waterfall with a length of over 1 km and a height of hundreds of meters. you can hear the waterfall from 40km away, and see it from 50m away. Victoria Falls was discovered in 1857 and is considered one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world.

  1. Cape of Good Hope:

The Cape of Good Hope is a strip located in the southern pole of Africa. It was discovered in 1488 when explorer Bartolomeu Dias searched for a sea route from Europe to India. Known as an area with unusual sea weather and frequent storms, this place was originally called “Cape of storms” but was later renamed Good Hope. It has a 2km high lighthouse and is also an attractive place for tourists.

  1. Seal Island:

Located in False Bay not far from Cape Town, the seal island is a giant rock with many seals that make up the island. It is also home to sharks, you can also learn about sharks’ lives with a special tour on the island.

  1. Chapman’s Peak Drive:

There are very few places in the world with beautiful scenery comparable to the sunset scene at Chapman’s Peak Drive. The paved roads along the coast between Noordhoek and Hout Bay have magnificent views. After every bend, round the cliffs, the ecstatic moments of spectacular natural beauty will make any visitor fall in love. On the road there are picnic areas. Chapman’s peak drive is definitely a destination for all travelers.

  1. Boulders Beach:

Boulders Beach located near the town of Simon is made up of ancient granite rocks, protecting the coastline from wind and waves. Therefore, this place becomes an ideal swimming pool for children. The beach is located in front of the sea protection area of ​​Table National Park, the beach is always clean and safe. A special feature of this place is the African penguin. This is the only place where this bird lives. We can see them from the South African coast to Port Elizabeth, but the best place to see is Boulders beach.

  1. Voortrekker:

Voortrekker Monument is located in the north of South Africa in the nature conservation area. This is a special monument built to commemorate the pioneers of South Africa and the history of the Afrikaner. This place was inaugurated in 1949 and is located in a beautiful campus. It has the world’s longest elegant stone plank “Hall of heroes”.

  1. Church square:

Poet Square is a historical place of Pretoria. The founder of Pretoria, Marthinus Pretorius used this square as the church campus and market place. Surrounding the square is surrounded by churches. Famous historical and architectural works include Palace of Justice, Old Capitol theater, Tudor room and post office.

Best tourist sites in South Africa (Part 1)

South Africa, a tourist destination is gradually becoming an attractive place for travel lovers around the world. Let’s explore unique land with beautiful tourist sites.

  1. Table Mountain:

The table mountain is located at Afrikaans Tafelberg, Cape Town, is a flat top mountain with a sweeping view of Cape Town and Table Bay. The shape of mountains today is due to horizontal sandstone layers eroded by strong winds and water. With its distinctive shape, this mountain is a popular destination that attracts tourists from Cape Town. When you come here you can try climbing, hiking, camping and participating in other activities.

  1. Castle of Good Hope:

Castle of Good Hope is a famous place in South Africa built from 1666 to 1679, this is also the oldest building in South Africa. This castle was built by prisoners, slaves and other volunteers. The castle hall includes churches, living quarters, workshops, shops and even jails.

  1. Company Garden:

The Company Garden is the oldest garden in South Africa. When coming here, visitors will enjoy the fresh air in the beautiful garden with the view of Ban Mountain. There are various gardens layout such as Japanese style, European style, aquariums etc.

  1. Camps Bay:

Only 7 minutes from central Cape Town, the dreamy beach of Camps Bay is a popular place. Cape Town’s most beautiful beach is the path from the Sea Point to the bay. You can ride or walk along the road to enjoy the natural beauty here.

  1. Ostrich camp:

A 20-minute drive from central Cape Town, you can visit and join the ostrich tour. Not only do you have experiences with ostriches, you can also see and learn more than 200 different bird species. And from here, you can also take a photo with the world’s largest bird with the background of Mount Ba and the famous Hottentots Holland.

  1. Kirstenbosch Garden:

Kirstenbosch National Park is considered the most beautiful botanical garden in Africa. Opened in 1913 to promote the spectacular beauty of the rich flora of southern Africa. If you want to explore the flowers and plants of southern Africa, go to the Kirstenbosch garden, which gathers nearly all the plants in this land. The park has 528 hectares with 7000 different types. In 2004, the Kirstenbosch garden was recognized as one of the most visited places in the world and nominated as a world heritage.