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South Africa Tourism

South Africa 

Cape Town
Cape Town is the capital of South Africa. It (Cape Town) is the second-most populous city in South Africa. It is the capital of the Western Cape. There is also a parliament building in South Africa. This place is famous for harbors, mountains and gardens etc. Table Mountain, Table Mountain National Park, Table Mountain Ropeway, Cape of Good Hope, Chapman's Peak, Signal Hill, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is the major scenic spots here.

What is Cape Town famous for?
As one of the most recognized beacons in the world, it is for good reason that Cape Town is known as The Tavern of the Seas - it provides a haven and hospitality for the weary traveler.

History of Cape Town


Thousands of years ago, the Cape Town primitive tribe was inhabited by the Khoi. The Europeans first visited in 1652 AD. Entered here. Dutch people came here for the first time. It was founded in 1652 AD by Jan van Rivik, a trading center. The Germans and the French followed the Dutch. Cape Town slowly began to settle after the arrival of Europeans. Sub-cities such as Stellenbosch, Pearl and Cape Winelands were then established. There is also the country's Parliament House in Cape Town. It is now a world-class city which is ancient in itself.

Culture is Nurtured.

Major Attraction of Cape Town
Table Mountain

Ropeway
Table Mountain is a mountain whose surface level is low. This mountain is 1086 meters high. It is located in the western part of Cape Town. From this mountain on the city of Cape Town. A bird's eye view can be seen. There is a ropeway to the top of this mountain. This mountain is mainly a part of Table Mountain National Park.

Table Mountain National Park

Cape Penisula National Park






















The park was formerly known as Cape Penisula National Park. The park was established on 29 May 1998 AD. The main purpose of setting up this park table
The environment near the mountain was to be protected. Preserving the animal, called Fenvoss, is found exclusively in the jungles of Table Mountain. The park is maintained by Rakhao South Africa National Park. Two very important tourist places near this park are Table Mountain and the Cape of Good Hope.

Table Mountain Ropeway

This ropeway is designed to travel to Table Mountain. It is one of the important tourist destinations of Cape Town. The lower station of this ropeway is 302 meters high from Trephalagar Road. While the upper station of this ropeway is at an altitude of 1067 meters. The upper station offers a wonderful view of the city of Cape Town.

Cape of Good Hope

There are very few places in any country that have changed history. The Cape of Good Hope is one such place in Cape Town. 1488 AD In Portuguese
From this place had entered the African continent. Since then, the history of Africa has changed. It is located near the Atlantic Ocean. Tourists visiting Cape Town should visit this beautiful place.

Chapman's Peak

Chapmanas peak drive by Flickr
















It is a hill located 15 kilometers south of Cape Town. A road leads up to this hill, known as Chapman's Peak Drive. 1915
This road built between 1922 to AD is an amazing piece of engineering in its time. It is a steep road. Due to the difficult route, drive carefully here.


Adorable Views of the Signal Hill

Table Mountain by Pixels

















It is a flat front hill, located close to Table Mountain. This hill is also known as 'The Lions Flank'. But now this name has become old.
The Noon Here is Famous for Gun Guna Sun Bath.


Amazing View of the Beach

Beach Cape Town















There are a lot of beaches as it is located on Cape Town beach. Glen Beach, Campus Bay, Clifton, Sea Point, Sand Way, Bloubergstrand etc. are important beaches located here. On the beach
There is always a crowd of tourists here. Swimming can also be enjoyed here.


Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Victoria and Alfred waterfront by Flickr
















Cape Town's Victoria & Alfred waterfront is one of the most preferred tourist destinations. It is a historic port, which is still functioning. This port is situated between Robben Iceland and Table Mountain. Arrangements have also been made for the entertainment of tourists around this band. This port was built by Queen Victoria in 1860.


Beautiful View of Two Ocean Aquarium

Two Oceans Aquarium by Wikipedia
















This Aquarium is located in Victoria & Alfred Water Park. This Aquarium has seven galleries. It was opened to the general public on 13 November 1995.


Long Street of Cape Town

Cape Town Long Street by Wikimedia



















It is the main market in Cape Town, in the City Bowl area of   Cape Town. There are a large number of theaters, bookstores, hotels, restaurants etc.


Festival in Kalopsia

Kaapse Klopse Festival by Pinterest



It is a ministerial festival celebrated annually in Cape Town. More than 13,000 mints participate in this festival, whose faces are painted white. They have different colored umbrellas and equipment. The festival is also known as the Cape Town Ministerial Carnival. This festival is celebrated every year on 2 January.


Christen Bach Botanical Garden

The garden is located in Newland. This garden has a beautiful collection of different types of plants. Rotation time: 8 am to 6 pm.

Robben Iceland


It is located some distance from Iceland Cape Town. It was here that Nelson Mandela was placed under house arrest.

Parliament House

There is a South African Parliament in Cape Town itself. Tourists visiting Cape Town should visit this building. Entry to this building is free.
Apart from this, Bo-Cap Museum, District Six Museum etc. are also worth seeing here.

Transportation

Cape Town has Cape Town International Airport. The airport here is the second-largest airport in South Africa. Airplanes regularly arrive here from other countries.

Cape Town Water Lesson For World Too

Water Crisis













Cape Town, the capital of South Africa, is famous for gardens, gardens and mountain ranges.
It is also a beautiful tourist destination, which attracts people from all over the world.
Earlier tribes lived here. Europeans infiltrated the region in 1652. Since it was also connected to the waterway, it was also developed as a commercial center and gradually the city became one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
This favorite place of tourists is facing terrible water crisis these days and the situation is that people are migrating from there. Those who are there are queuing up long and taking potable water.
In view of the acute shortage of water, the local administration wants to completely stop the water supply there, due to which this crisis will take more form.
Currently, the people living there save water on the body while bathing and are using it in the toilet. Hand sanitizer instead of water for washing hands is being used.
The administration has appealed to the people to end the bathing program in just 90 seconds and save as much water as possible. It is said that in April, the government had announced the closure of water supply in view of the scarcity of water. However, after raising awareness about the use of water in people, it has now been decided to discontinue the water supply in July.

Theewaterskloof_sandscape- crisis
















In technical terms, the day of stopping the supply of water is called de Gayro. During 'Day Zero', the supply of water in the tubes completely stops.
WWF Fresh Water Manager Kristin Colvin, who provides emergency services, says the situation will be catastrophic when people open a tap and no water will fall.
It is learned that the Cape Town administration will create 200 water collection centers in the city for water collection and ensure that people get at least 25 liters of water.
According to media reports, at present, the local administration of Cape Town is providing 50 liters of water per person per day. Along with water, many types of instructions are also being given, so that water can be used better.

people-walking-at-the-road-carrying-containers by Piqsels
















The guidelines issued by the administration say that out of 50 liters of water, 10 liters for cleaning clothes, 10 liters for bathing, and 9 liters for putting in the bathroom
For, 2 liters for mouth and handwashing, 1 liter for domestic animals, 5 liters for house cleaning, 1 liter for cooking, 3 liters for drinking and remaining water for cooking.
Must be used for first washing.
This water crisis has taught some people how to use water after saving.
According to a CNN report, UK resident A. A holidaying in Cape Town. After boiling the cuckoo potato, the remaining water is preserved so that it can be used elsewhere. Many local residents are using the water several times.
Local resident Annie Vervist told CNN that she uses tap water to wash her hands and pour the same water into the plant. Tap water is not potable. Locals say that (administration) says that water is fine, but children complain of stomach ache after drinking water.
Others, including Verve, bring water from Newlands Spring. Local residents say the taste of tap water is strange, which is why they prefer spring water.
Since spring has become a new source of water, it is very crowded here. In view of the crowd, officials of the administration have been deployed there, who are queuing up so that there is no clash.
The Cape Town administration plans to divert spring’s torrent towards the swimming bridge by next month so that people can get water immediately.
In the last two decades, many commendable steps have been taken to save water in Cape Town and it has also been appreciated internationally.

Most Indians Know South Africa Because of Cricket.

If you like to travel abroad then South Africa is also a very good country for you. Most people in India know the name of this country because of cricket. Team India Captain Virat Kohli has arrived here with Anushka Sharma after marriage. This tour of Virat Anushka is being described as her second honeymoon.
There are many special places for the New Married couple in South Africa, where you can also go. Places like Cape Town, Garden Route, Johannesburg etc. are like a paradise for couples.

Mahatma Gandhi

Indian tourists who visit South Africa can learn a lot about Mahatma Gandhi here. Gandhi Ji advocated from this country and struggled to eradicate apartheid here. For this reason, South Africa is very special for the people of India. You can visit here anytime throughout the year.

Distance From India To South Africa

The distance from India to South Africa is about 8250 km. To get here one gets a flight from Mumbai to Johannesburg. Apart from this, some flights are also available from Delhi. Tour packages ranging from 80 thousand rupees to 1 lakh 50 thousand rupees are available for traveling to South Africa on many travel websites.

Golden Songs of Cape Town

The city is famous for ports, mountains, and gardens etc. Table Mountains, National Park, Table Mountain Ropeway, Cape of Good Hope, Chapman's Peak, Signal Hill, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront are some of the major sights here.
International level shopping can be done here and the food is also good.

The Winelands


Cape Town and its surrounding areas are famous for wine. You can also visit The Winelands on your trip. There are beautiful instruments here. It is a historic city.

Garden Root


Garden Root has lakes and beautiful rivers. It is called the Garden Route because of the paths along the sea.
The garden route is very much liked by Indian tourists. Especially newly married couples reach here in large numbers.

Johannesburg



Johannesburg is the largest and beautiful city in South Africa. This is truly the city of gold. Here you can still tour gold mines. The city has plenty of entertainment options. Johannesburg Tourism welcomes you in Cape Town.
If South African Airlines flights are taken from India, then Johannesburg will be the first stop. Other cities in South Africa can be reached from Johannesburg itself.



The world-famous Suncity and the famous Kruger National Park are easily accessible from Johannesburg.

South Africa An Attractive Movie Location

South Africa offers filming at its incredibly diverse shooting locations within and within its country, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Tanzania. It also offers beaches, scenic mountains, beautiful landscapes, wildlife and adventure, luxury experiences combined with cities and their vibrant nightlife on the golden screen. Within two hours of the flight you can reach the Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, Cape Windeland, the tropical beaches of Maputo, the arid deserts of Namibia, the Kruger National Park as well as the magnificent Drekland range of mountains. The country's film industry is growing rapidly, and the falling rand means that shooting there is becoming quite affordable. Feature filmmakers receive significant financial incentives for the film in South Africa. Little wonder but South Africa is a favorite place for Indian filmmakers.

Below is the list of some Hindi movies which have done films in Cape Town.

1. 8 x 10 Tasveer (2009): 

Tasveer by IMDB
Written and directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, and produced by Percept Picture Company, starring Akshay Kumar and Ayesha Takia Azmi. The film features Sharmila Tagore, Javed Jaffrey, Anant Mahadevan, Girish Karnad, Benjamin Gilani, Rushad Rana, Andrea Tully, and Pia Shah in supporting roles. It was previously called Tasveer, but changed due to the director’s insistence that the title was jinxed. The film’s music is composed by Salim-Sulaiman with a title track by Bohemia.











2. Aankhen (2002):

Aankhen 2002 by Airtel Xstream
Aankhen is a 2002 Indian heist thriller drama film directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar,Arjun Rampal, Sushmita Sen and Paresh Rawal in the lead roles. Aditya Pancholi is featured in an important supporting role. The film is an adaptation of Shah’s own Gujarati play Andhalo Pato (Blindman’s Buff). The film tells the story of Vijay Singh Rajput (Bachchan) a hard-working but temperamental man, who has spent all his life working for one bank and even achieving them International recognition.


3. Andaaz (2003):

Andaaz by Cinestaan
Andaaz is a 2003 Indian romantic musical film directed by Raj Kanwar and produced by Suneel Darshan. It stars Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles. The film tells the story the Raj (Kumar) and his romantic relationship with two girls, Kajal and Jiya (Dutta and Chopra). The music of the film was composed by Nadeem-Shravan with lyrics written by Sameer.



4. Aashiqui 2 (2013):

Aashiqui 2 by Cinestaan
Aashiqui 2is a 2013 Indian romantic drama film directed by Mohit Suri. Starring Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles, it was produced by Bhushan Kumar and Mukesh Bhatt under the T-Series and Vishesh Films banners. Set in the early 2010s, Aashiqui 2 is a love story centering on the turbulent relationship between musicians Rahul and Arohi, a relationship which is affected by Rahul’s issues with alcohol abuse and temperament.





5. Dhoom 2 (2006):

Dhoom2 by Yash Raj Films
Dhoom 2, English: Blast 2, also abbreviated and known as D:2, D2 and Dhoom 2: Back In Action is a 2006 Indian action film directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and produced by Aditya Chopra and Yash Chopra at an estimated budget of ₹350 million (US$5.2 million) under the Yash Raj Films banner. It is the second in the Dhoom series. Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra star as buddy cops Jai Dixit and Ali, respectively. The duo attempt to capture Mr. A (Hrithik Roshan), a professional thief whose passion is to steal rare and valuable collectibles using high-technology gadgets. The film features Bipasha Basu and Aishwarya Rai in lead female roles.


6. Ek Tha Tiger (2012):

Ek Tha Tiger by Yash Raj Films
Ek Tha Tiger (English: Once There was a Tiger) is a 2012 Indian action thriller, directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films. It stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, and features Ranvir Shorey, Girish Karnad, Roshan Seth and Gavie Chahal in supporting roles. The film was the third collaboration of Kabir Khan with Yash Raj Films after Kabul Express (2006) and New York (2009). The plot centers on an Indian spy (RAW) code-named Tiger who falls in love with a Pakistani spy (ISI) during an investigation and how Tiger’s ideology and principles change over time. Pre-production of Ek Tha Tiger started in the second half of 2010 after the script had been completed. Principal photography commenced on September 2011 and ended in June 2012. Initially scheduled for a release on June 2012, the film’s release was delayed and it opened on 15 August 2012, coinciding with India’s Independence Day was holiday which celebrates on 65th anniversary to the market. Critics gave Ek Tha Tiger generally mixed reviews with most of the praises given for its action, cinematography and music. The film opened to extremely strong box office collections and became the second Bollywood film to gross over ₹3 billion (US$45 million) worldwide with a gross of ₹3.20 billion (US$48 million).


7. M.S. Dhoni The Untold Story (2016):

MS Dhoni By MTWiki Blog
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story is a 2016 Indian biographical sports film directed by Neeraj Pandey, based on the life of Indian cricketer and the current ODI and T20I captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Fox Star Studios distributes the film and produced it jointly with Inspired Entertainment and Arun Pandey, in association with Friday Film Works. The film features Sushant Singh Rajput as Dhoni and Disha Patani, Kiara Advani, and Anupam Kher in supporting roles. coque samsung s7 edge kenzo rose The film was released on 30 September 2016. A teaser trailer was released on 15 March 2016, in conjunction with the commencement of 2016 ICC World Twenty20. The film was dubbed in Tamil, Telugu, and Marathi languages. The film emerged a hit at the Indian box office.











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