This historical landmark from the 17th century wasn't all that impressive other than the beautiful view of Table Mountain from the ramparts. Most of the exhibits are closed anyway. If you have R30 burning a hole in your money belt then go ahead and enjoy. They have guided tours and there's the noon gun and guard ceremony as well. Just... 更多
Beautifully maintained and tours are well run. You can also just wander around on your own. Lovely to look into the dungeons and little rooms. Gathered for the midday gun firing and was a bit of a let down, as there was this very small canon that was fired.
Being the oldest building in Cape Twon it is clearly worth a visit.We missed the guided tour but were able to figure out the place without much difficulty
The place is interesting to go and visit. But they should work on several aspects to make it more friendly. 1. The parking : dodgy and you park at own risks.....meaning that there might be risks ?! 2. Make the staff aware f what is happening and where 3. Put some signs because the place is gigantic and when the... 更多
We had a guide with us that explained the history and significance of the castle, otherwise we would have been at a bit of a loss. It didn't help that a lot of the areas were closed to the public, but we were left a little underwhelmed. If you can find your way unto the battlements then you are rewarded... 更多
The "Castle of Good Hope" was built between 1666 and 1679 by Jan.Van.Riebeeck of the "Dutch East India Company" and is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa.It is situated close to Cape Town Station next to the Town Hall within the city limits.
We were disappointed with the Castle of Good Hope. There was a lot of building work going on whilst we were there and some of the exhibitions were closed. The changing of the guard was interesting but apart from that there wasn't much else to see. Wouldn't hurry back.
Attending the Cape Town flower show at The Castle gave us the opportunity to marvel at the 350 year old institution. There is a traditional ceremony daily at 10 a.m. Complete with the firing of a small cannon. The extensive buildings are newly painted in the original colours. There is an extensive and varied history of the castle and it's... 更多
There was a flower show being advertised at the Castle of good hope so we decided to visit at the same time. But were shocked at the exorbitantly priced tickets of R 180 per person for the show. Couldn't accommodate time for another visit to the castle during our stay in Cape Town.
Flower show SUCKED - no flowers!!! Vagrants all over the show harassing "interested parties". However, the Castle of Good hope remains a symbolic landmark in Cape Town's history so I will continue to go back for tours and so on.