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The best towns in South Africa

The best towns in South Africa

South Africa is a country in the southern part of Africa. Its capital city is Pretoria. It is endowed with diverse ecosystems. It is a popular tourist destination because of its wildlife and fantastic beaches.

Apart from that, South Africa has a fascinating landscape with lush Winelands in Stellenbosch, lagoons along Garden Route, and cliffs. What are tourist attractions in South Africa? Which parts of the country should you visit for an enjoyable vacation? Discover the best towns in South Africa with eDreams.

South Africa: the best towns

South Africa is a vast country and it is endowed with many popular tourist attractions. Here are the best cities to visit in South Africa: 

  • Pretoria: It is located in the north-eastern part of the country. It is popular for the National Cultural History Museum, Pretoria Zoo, Liesl Meintjies museum. Famous landmarks include the General Louis Botha monument, with is located near the forest in Park Street. The area also encompasses Pretoria Art Museum, Nelson Mandela Statue and Amphitheatre, J.C. Smuts Memorial In the southern part of Pretoria, you can visit Hapo Museum, Freedom Park. Along Voortrekker Road, you can visit Voortrekker Monument Nature Reserve and Zwartkop Nature Reserve. 
  • Johannesburg: It is also an interesting town. Popular attractions include the WITS Art Museum, Johannesburg art Gallery, and Ellis Park Stadium, which is in eastern Johannesburg. Famous landmarks feature the Pro Partia monument in Banket Street. Near Jan Smuts Avenue, you can visit the Zoo and the National Museum of Military History. 
  • Cape Town: Tourist attractions feature South African Sendinggestig Museum in Hout Lane Street, Iziko Slave Lodge museum, District Six Museum near Cape Town Central Police Station in Albertus Street, and Iziko South African Museum in the Government Avenue. The Government Avenue is a fascinating area with its monument which is the Artillerymen's Memorial, and gardens. Fugard Theatre near the Cape Town Magistrate's Court is a popular venue for live theatre performances. Great restaurants are located in Cape Town. The best place for shopping is at Cape Union Mart Head Office in Commercial Street. Don't miss to visit the Castle of Good Hope in the north-eastern part of Cape Town. This fascinating place encompasses museums and monuments. 
  • Bloemfontein: Its tourist attractions feature Free State Stadium, First Raadsaal Museum, Bloemfontein Toy Museum, Oliewenhuis Park 3 and Hamilton Parl. The most striking monuments include Women's Memorial which is a monument near Gideon Scheepers Avenue and Nelson Mandela Statue near Naval Hill 2. You can also enjoy the breathtaking view of the scenic landscape at Naval Hill 1. 
  • Soweto: Its tourist attractions include the Mandela House, a museum about South African history, and Hector Pierterson Museum. Soweto Cricket Oval and Orlando Stadium are popular stadiums in Soweto.

Travel to South Africa

South Africa is a fascinating tourist destination for many reasons. To get around South Africa, rent a car through the online travel agency eDreams. It offers interesting package on a tour to multiple cities across South Africa in order to discover the best towns. Book your flight and accommodation through the same website. You can also book by phone from the same website.

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