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The Cape of Good Hopein Cape Town, South Africa

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Known to every student, this cape was once considered to be the southernmost point of Africa.
The Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town
The Cape of Good Hope is one of the most significant places located in the Table Mountain National Park. In the past it was mistakenly believed that the cape was the southernmost point of the African continent, but now everybody knows that in fact this point has always been Cape Agulhas.

For centuries, the Cape of Good Hope was important for the sailors. This is the point where the ships bound for Asia for tea and spices turned east, and the Cape served as a reference to them. The legend goes that the ghostly Flying Dutchman was doomed to wander forever in the ocean expanses in the vicinity of the Cape.

Initially, the cape was called Cape of Storms and, according to many travelers, the first name is more appropriate. After all, there are often really violent storms and the wind just knocks you down. Probably, the second name was intended to calm the gale down.

The Cape is a large rock with stunning views of the ocean. There you can find the famous lighthouse that was such a disappointment to the people who relied on it.
Visit the Cape of Good Hope independently or in a toured group.

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#4Visit the lighthouse at the Cape of Good Hope in Cape TownVisit the lighthouse at the Cape of Good Hopeoddviser

Go to the lighthouse at the Cape of Good Hope and you might see the Flying Dutchman.

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