Monuments commemorate a diverse number of person and important events in the history of this country.Cultural Heritage includes buildings, books, artifacts, folklore, language and natural heritage such as significant landscapes and biodiversity. Historical Attractions includes historical buildings, bridges, landmarks, museums, forts, battle fields and other objects and places.

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18 Gangster Museum

This innovative living museum aims to help South African youth to better understand the treacherous path that too many in their communities take into gangsterism and, ultimately, prison.

Western Cape - Cape Town

Afrikaans Language Museum

Afrikaans as language originated from the Dutch spoken by the first settlers. It was later evolved by people such as the Khoikoi and the slaves from other countries. The Afrikaans Language Museum and Monument is situated in Paarl.

Western Cape - Paarl

Architectural Styles in Paarl

It ranges from the earliest Cape Dutch through to the elegant English styles, from the ornamental Victorian, to Art Deco giving the Main Street its unique character.

Western Cape - Paarl

Arniston (Waenhuiskrans)

A small fishing village hugs a hillside on the southern tip of Africa in the Overberg. Humble thatched cottages dot the shoreline and rare shells lie in the surf - a perfect place to relax and reflect

Western Cape - Arniston

Beaufort West

Lies in the heart of the Great Karoo, in the world's largest plateau of its kind outside Asia, at the foot of the Nuweveld Mountains.

Western Cape - Beaufort West

Breede River Valley

One of the great secrets of the Western Cape - the valley of the Breede River. Here you can enjoy magnificent mountain scenery, breathtaking views, dare the great outdoor activities, visit nature reserves, ethnic villages, living museums, fynbos

Western Cape - Worcester

C P Nel Museum - Oudtshoorn

With various themes in this cultural museum, the theme of 'The Ostrich throughout the Ages', attracts lots of interest and is worth-while the visit.

Western Cape - Oudtshoorn

Caledon

The Gem of the Overberg Region, world renowned for the natural hot mineral water springs, but also a historically and agriculturally the hub of the area, surrounded by magnificent natural beauty and fynbos

Western Cape - Caledon

Cape Town

Cape Town is a city of many attractions, a mix of cultures, landscapes, architecture, lifestyles, customs and scenery offering you mountains, beaches, sea, rivers, wind and a wonderful climate

Western Cape - Cape Town

Cape Town Museums

Visit the South African Museum - the oldest museum in sub-Saharan Africa - as well as various other museums in and around Cape Town.

Western Cape - Cape Town

Cape Winelands

A haven of gracious, white-gabled farmsteads evoking a rich, elegant heritage. The heart of the grape and wine production in the country, steepled in history and scenic beauty.

Western Cape - Paarl

Castle Of Good Hope

Built by the Dutch in 1666 after arrival, the Castle was erected as a 5 pointed star on the foreshore of Cape Town. It is today surrounded by a variety of other monuments and places of historical interest.

Western Cape - Cape Town

Ceres

Named after the Roman Goddess of Fruitfulness, Ceres village was founded in 1849 when, after the completion of Michell's Pass, the first plots of land were sold. The village lies 150km to the North-East of Cape Town.

Western Cape - Ceres

Clanwilliam

The Flower of the Cederberg is one of the oldest and most hospitable towns in South Africa.

Western Cape - Clanwilliam

Darling - Flower of the West Coast

The Flower of the West Coast is situated in the area of Groenkloof. Darling was founded on the farm Langfontein in 1853.

Western Cape - Darling

District Six Museum

The District Six Museum is a fascinating, constantly changing living memorial to the community of this once-vibrant coloured suburb which was forcibly removed during the apartheid era.

Western Cape - Cape Town

Ebenhaezer

Ebenhaezer is situated about 55km from Vredendal on the banks of the Olifant's River.

Western Cape - Ebenhaezer

Elandskloof

The inhabitants of Elandskloof are mostly descendants of the Khoi people who lived in the area as stockfarmers even before the time of Jan Van Riebeeck.

Western Cape - Citrusdal

Franschhoek

Given to fleeing Huguenots in 1688, it was found that the climate is very similar to that in France, the settlers planted vines and today these wines are consumed throughout the world. Various attractions and historical sites.

Western Cape - Franschhoek

Gansbaai & Surrounds

Fascinating fishing village (in the Overberg region) known for its excellent rock and boat angling, diving, magnificent views across Walker Bay and whale-watching

Western Cape - Gansbaai

George

George is the capital city and geographical hub of the world renowned Garden Route and provides access to the Garden Route Hinterland of the Klein Karoo.

Western Cape - George

Goedverwacht Mission Station

Goedverwacht ("High Expectations") is situated near Piketberg and is accessed by and excellent tarred road.

Western Cape - Piketberg

GOLD Restaurant Cape Town

Welcome to GOLD Restaurant where dining is a celebration of food, flavours, family and friends, accompanied by live entertainment. Come and celebrate with us.

Western Cape - Green Point

Gordons Bay

Gordon's Bay is a picturesque coastal village, nestled at the foot of the Hottentots Holland Mountains and the False Bay Coast. This Mediteranean-style village is situated only 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport.

Western Cape - Gordons Bay

Groote Schuur

The House that Cecil John Rhodes bequeathed it to the nation - along with vast tracts of mountainside that stretched all the way to Constantia Nek, Kirstenbosch included. Visits by appointment.

Western Cape - Cape Town

Hartenbos

A seaside resort popular with members of the Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuurvereniging, a language and cultural organisation, which owns various places on the beachfront

Western Cape - Hartenbos

Heidelberg

Gateway to the Garden Route, Heidelberg is situated on the banks of the Duivenhoks Riverand offers a great natural beauty and real country hospitality

Western Cape - Heidelberg (C)

Hermanus

Situated in the Overberg region it is a popular holiday resort and famous for the best land-based whale watching site in the world. Miles of sandy beaches and coves.

Western Cape - Hermanus

History of Paarl

Paarl has a rich history of more than 300 years. It is a town full of historical sites and is the heart of Afrikaans, whith the Afrikaans Language Monument and Museum.

Western Cape - Paarl

Kleinmond

The Kleinmond area in the Overberg comprises Kleinmond, Hangklip, Betty's Bay, Pringle Bay and Rooiels. Popular holiday resorts, ideal for whale watching. Contains Botanical Gardens, Coastal Reserves, Penguin Reserve and others

Western Cape - Kleinmond