A physical route traces the original shoreline,
from the Castle of Good Hope in the east
to the V&A Waterfront and Granger Bay in the west
The route connects the geological,
natural, historical and social markers that form
the full narrative of the city’s — and the country’s — history.
Sites that mark the history of slavery and its impact on the people of South Africa.
Sites of interest that represent the diversity of the population of Cape Town and South Africa.
Buildings and structures constructed on or near the original shoreline.
War memorials, forts, armaments, battlefields and other sites that relate to the military history of the shoreline.
Places of worship, including churches, kramats, temples and burial sites.
Sites marking South Africa’s maritime history, including shipwrecks, ports, jetties and the shipping industry.
Sites marking the environmental, geological and natural history of the original shoreline.