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Cape of Good Hope

Table Mountain National Park, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Geologic Formations, Bridges
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Baltimore, Maryland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
48 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

As an avid history student, I expected the cape of good hope to be this great pennisula filled iwth trees and wildlife. Well, there were some tree and a few springbok here and there but mostly just rocks, a cheap sign and bus loads of tourists in line to take a picture next to that sign. You have to see... More

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Cape Town
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Yes, once you exit the funicular, most people walk up the stairs to the light house. DO NOT follow the crowd. On that level,

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new hampshire
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

It was fascinating to see the Cape that was such a big deal hundreds of years ago. Also cool to see it in gale force winds! What a show the ocean put on for us. The ride in the funicular was good with wonderful views even in the rain and cloud cover. Great gift shop to pick up good price... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I love to visit Cape Town. It is clean and friendly. I only have one complaint and that is the high cost of food in Restaurants, Sadly tourist are being overcharged at every opportunity.. not good for tourism to this beautiful country.

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Astoria, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I took a small tour bus (African Eagle tours) to see Cape of Good Hope and am so glad I did! We had great views and great photos. Be prepared for a line at the sign for Cape of Good Hope. It moves quickly and people were patient and friendly, which helped with the wait. It's also worth your time... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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176 reviews 176 reviews
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Definitely worth the 1+ hour drive from the City Centre. Nature at its best. Scenic drive along the Atlantic Ocean and a short steep funicular ride brings you to the lighthouse at the peak. Magnificent views of the ocean, craggy cliffs and awesome surf. The drive around the Nature Reserve yielded encounters with a family of baboons, 6 ostriches and... More

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Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Dias beach is a bit of a hike down from the funicular, but well worth it. It is deserted. It is a truly spectacular beach - you sink 2 feet into the sand when you get off the steep steps. Look out for all the dasi (kind of like cute gophers) on the steps down - you are surrounded by... More

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Pakse, Laos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Scenic 360 views. Take the hidden path connecting the lookout point to the lighthouse. Hidden beaches and jaw-dropping views await.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Fantastic ride to the top and we had one of the most stunning view from the top.. The view of the Blue Water of the Sea was simply breath taking. We were lucky to get a clear pleasent weathere conditions to enjoy our time there...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We studied history and learnt how Cape of Good Hope had gotten its name. The sea and the waves are such a lovely view to watch and you have a chance to stand on the landmark - Cape of Good Hope.

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