best prices for rental cars South Africa Online Travel Guide Logo Golf Courses in Southern Africa
Travel Area Western Cape
Wedding in Cape Town

Adderley Street / City Bowl
Cape Town

On the square in front of the station is a permanent open-air market. Here one can find, besides leather goods and shoes, curios and handcrafted goods, cheap clothing and imitations of famous sportswear brands (Diesel, Quiksilver, Nike) for the shortlived good impression. A pedestrian bridge leads to the Golden Acre, South Africa's oldest shopping centre. Nowadays the St. George's Mall is more popular for shopping. It runs parallel to Adderley Street and many of the shops have entrances on both sides.

Flower Market Cape TownBetween Strand Street and Darling Street, lies the famous Flower Market. Freshly cut flowers have been sold here on weekdays for more than a hundred years.

The upper part of Adderley Street is characterised by a number of historical buildings. On Church Square is the entrance to the Groote Kerk, one of the oldest churches in South Africa and motherhouse of the first parish of the NG Kerk (Dutch Reformed Church). At the end of the street is the Slave Lodge with a statue of Jan Smuts in front of it. The Dutch-East-India Company imprisoned its slaves there. Today it is a museum for cultural history.

Accommodation within the city centre and the City Bowl suburbs of Gardens, Oranjezicht and Tamboerskloof can be found on the blue INFO page.
Adderley Street in Cape Town
Left: Adderley Street. Top: Heerengracht and Adderley Street by night. Right: Flower Market.
Cape Town
Cape Peninsula
Hout Bay Accommodation Info
Fynbos Plants
Chapman's Peak
Noordhoek Accommodation Info
Kommetjie Accommodation Info
Table Mount. NP Accommodation Info
Cape Point
Simon's Town Accommodation Info
Fish Hoek Accommodation Info
False Bay
Winelands
Overberg
Breede River Valley
Tulbagh Accommodation Info
Ceres Accommodation Info
Worcester Accommodation Info
McGregor Accommodation Info
Greyton Accommodation Info
Montagu Accommodation Info
Route 62 Accommodation Info
West Coast
West Coast NP Accommodation Info
Langebaan Accommodation Info
Paternoster Accommodation Info
Swartland
Swartland Accommodation Info
Olifants River Valley
Cedarberg Accommodation Info
Citrusdal Accommodation Info
Clanwilliam Accommodation Info
Rooibos Tea
Lambert's Bay Accommodation Info
Karoo
Matjiesfontein
Prince Albert Accommodation Info
Beaufort West Accommodation Info
Tours
Cape Town
Western Cape

Southern Domain Online Travel Guides. All rights reserved.
eMail info@southafrica-travel.net.