Cape Town Train Station. A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station in a photograph from around 1890. In the background, the slopes of Signal Hill are visible. The old station was replaced by the present complex, in 1964.  | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station in a photograph from around In the background, the slopes of Signal Hill are visible. The old station was replaced by the present complex, in

The Castle of Good Hope 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 replenishment station at the Cape of Good Hope (Cape Town) for the Dutch East India Company, better known as the VOC (Verenigde Oos-Indische Compagnie). On 26 April 1679 the five bastions were named after the main titles of Willem, the Prince of…

The Castle of Good Hope. Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa.

Adderley Street, Cape Town 1915 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The finest street in South Africa's oldest town. Wednesday and Saturday mornings, in season, the curb flower market on Adderley Street is a wondrous sight. This handsome business thoroughfare was a fashionable promenade in the early days.

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