Castle of Good Hope

Contact Details

Castle of Good Hope

Telephone
Work +27 (0)21 787 1260/4
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Fax
Address
Buitenkant Street
City Bowl, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001
South Africa
Trading Hours

Gates open: 09h00 daily (last entry 15h30 - close at 16h00), Monday to Sunday
Key Ceremony: Monday-Friday (10h00 & 12h00)
Firing of Signal Cannon: Monday-Friday (10h10 & 12h10), Saturday (11h00 & 12h00)
Closed 25 December & 1 January
No guided tours on Sundays

 

Tour Bookings

Telephone
Work +27 (0)21 787 1249
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Fax
Email Address

Het Bakhys at the Castle - Function Venues

Telephone
Work +27 (0)21 462 5849
Work
Fax
Fax +27 (0)21 462 5847
Email Address
Website
http://www.capetowncastle.co.za

Built between 1666 and 1679, the Castle is the oldest surviving building in South Africa.The Castle of Good Hope houses the military personnel of the SA army in the Western Cape.The five bastions were named after the main titles of Willem, the Prince of Orange. The Western Bastion was named Leerdam; followed in clockwise order by Buren, Katzenellenbogen, Nassau, and Oranje.

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