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Why You Should Visit Cape Town in 2017.

Cape Town is one of the most visited cities in Africa. From awe-inspiring natural beauty and exciting outdoor sports opportunities, to a bustling art and design scene and an amazing local cuisine, here are just a handful of excellent reasons why you need to visit the Mother City in 2017.

A thriving art scene

The highly-anticipated Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) will be opening its doors this September at the V&A Waterfront. It will be the first major museum to showcase contemporary art from around the continent, and the largest art museum built in Africa in over a century.

Walking through the streets of Cape Town is like walking through a huge art gallery. Apartment blocks, buildings and bridges are brought to life with striking murals and graffiti by local street artists. There are also numerous art galleries, where you’ll be introduced to amazing sculptures, paintings and photography by local and international artists. Highlights include Gallery Momo, Whatiftheworld, State of the Art, and Ava, one of Cape Town’s oldest non-profit galleries.

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