In 1652, the first settlement in the Western Cape was founded by the Dutch East India Company. Today, the 'Castle of Good Hope' is known as the oldest existing colonial building from that era.
At the southern tip of Africa, where two oceans violently collide, the spectacular flat-topped Table Mountain stands guard over a richly diverse metropolis of cultures and people. Welcome to the Western Cape, a region transformed by diamonds and wine, film and tourism, and a message of peace and freedom from a one-time banished exile. Take flight and discover the breathtaking wonder of this remarkable province from above.
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