Kasteel die Goeie Hoop - Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Kasteel die Goeie Hoop (Castle of Good Hope)- Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

The castle

A pentagonal fortress built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company, as the oldest building in the country The Castle of Good Hope naturally has more than a few ghost stories. Here are some fun facts about the citadel.

Die Kasteel is die oudste gebou in SA en is gebou deur die VOC tussen 1666 en 1679.

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Entrance to the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town, is the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and 1679, this pentagonal fortification replaced a small clay and timber fort built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishing a maritime replanishment station art the Cape of Good Hope for the Dutch East India Company.

Entrance to the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town, is the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and this pentagonal fortification replaced a small clay and timber fort built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishin


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