Cape Town city guide: activities & things to do in Cape TownAt the West side of South Africa, where the Atlantic meets the Indian Ocean, is a beautiful place that many know as the “Mother City”. Surrounded by a spectacular coastline and beautiful nature with the imposing Table Mountain defining its landscape, many say Cape Town is the most beautiful city on earth. A melting pot of diverse cultures, the “Mother City” is a lovely blend of African origins, European influences and Asian migrations that make it incredibility multicultural. With a number of inhabitants that has surpassed 3 million, Cape Town is the second most populated urban area in South Africa - after Johannesburg. It is the provincial capital of the Western Cape and, being home to the country’s parliament, it’s also the legislative capital of the country. Highly appreciated among world travellers, Cape Town welcomes more than 1,5 million of visitors each year. Being impeccably beautiful and energetic, it comes as no surprise that in 2014 it was named the best place in the world to visit by the New York Times and the British Daily Telegraph. Offering many wonderful places to explore and numerous activities, Cape Town is sure to keep you entertained. The Botanical Gardens of Kirstenbosch, the colourful Bo Kaap neighbourhood as well as the Green Point Park are only a few of all the fascinating areas that define Cape Town. Enjoy one of Cape Town’s many outdoor activities: go surfing in the Atlantic, tandem-paraglide off Lion’s Head, abseil off the top of Table Mountain or try hiking or mountain-biking. Cape Town is the ideal place for bold and adventurous travellers looking to taste the magic of Africa.