• Categories


  • Authors


  • Sort By


March 14, 2013

Cape Town’s architectural heritage – a photo essay

If these walls could talk ...

Cape Town is filled with buildings of great historical, cultural and architectural significance, all of which have their own particular stories to tell.

From the Castle of Good Hope, the country's oldest colonial building, to the Green Point lighthouse, the Cape's history is preserved in bricks and mortar.

The 1905, Edwardian-era City Hall. Photo courtesy of Kleinz1

A fortress of old: the Castle of Good Hope. Photo courtesy of davidbravr

A beacon of hope, the Green Point lighthouse guards the approach to Table Bay Harbour. Photo courtesy of richiesoft

The Iziko Slave Lodge, the second-oldest building in Cape Town. Photo courtesy of MySkyGarden

The legislative seat of the country, the Houses of Parliament. Photo courtesy of Bertrand Duperrin

The oldest house museum in the country, Koopmans De Wet House is furnished as a well-appointed 18th century home. Photo courtesy of Kleinz1

A former court, town hall and police station, the Old Town House on Greenmarket Square was also the first art museum in the city. Photo courtesy Bertrand Duperrin

Round and round: the Onze Molen mill in Durbanville, one of two preserved windmills in Cape Town. Photo courtesy of DanieVDM

comments powered by Disqus