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Things to do on Heritage Day

Master Cape Malay cuisine, be a braai champ and discover San culture

The 24th of September is not only a day to gather around a braai with friends and family, it’s also a day to celebrate the diversity of South African culture and heritage. In the Western Cape, the influence of Cape Malay culture and other cultural influences is evident in architecture, cuisine and lifestyle in Cape Town. Here are six ways to discover the rich diversity of our city. 



Declared as a provincial heritage site in 2019, Vergelegen Wine Estate in Somerset West is known for its magnificent themed gardens. A tour through the estate includes a walk through  various gardens such as the International Camellia Garden of Excellence, which is the only blooming camellia tree in Africa. There’s also a 200-year old library with a catalogued collection of 4 500

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Winter is here with a host of warm restaurant specials for every day of the week. Head’s up for motor sports-lovers: Cape Town will host round 4 of the Formula E World Championships in 2022. More good news! Things are opening up, making it the perfect time to tick off the 50 hidden destination gems from your Western Cape bucket list. For daily discoveries, join us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or trawl through our newsletter.

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