By: Kathleen Cush
Catching a cable car up Table Mountain
This ﬁve-‐minute ascent to the top of Cable Mountain oﬀers tourists a 360 degree view of the city of Cape Town, the ocean, and the neighboring peaks.
2. South African Na9onal Gallery The South African NaIonal Art Gallery features collecIons ranging from colonial to contemporary art. It holds over 8000 art works featuring a variety of painIngs, photography, sculpture, beadwork, texIles and works on paper. It is also oNen supplemented by visiIng exhibiIons from abroad that explore contemporary themes in interesIng and someImes controversial ways.
3. Cape Town Stadium
A newly built stadium that hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Tourists ﬂock here just to admire the unique architecture.
4. Cape Town Fashion Tour
This tour allows spectators to meet local fashion designers in their studios or bouIques, and get behind the scenes of the city’s fashion scene.
5. The Spring Queen Pageant
The world’s largest fashion show featuring workers as models. It celebrates the workers behind the designer labels, shoes, and garments sold in retailers and bouIques across the country.
Published on May 7, 2014