Observatory Backpacker Accommodation
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Table Mountain, Long Street, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Two Oceans Marathon, Noon Gun, Lions Head, Heart of Cape Town Museum, Koopmans-de Wet House, Langa Township, Two Oceans Aquarium, Chavonnes Battery Museum, Castle of Good Hope, District Six Museum, Holocaust Centre, Groot Constantia, Newlands Brewery, Rhodes Memorial, Greenmarket Square, The Company's Garden, South African Museum and Planetarium, Newlands Stadium, Orange Kloof, South African National Gallery , Blue Train, Mzoli's, Long Street Baths, Signal Hill, St George's Cathedral, Whisky Live Festival, V&A Waterfront
More info about Observatory
Observatory can be described as urban, breezy and arty. Its rich cultural story centered around the well-known apartheid era, tells a tale that so many throughout history share. However, today it’s home to a culmination of cultures, lifestyles and ethnicities. It truly is a fusion of all things fun, exciting, trendy and entertaining.
‘Obs’, as it’s affectionately called by those who inhabit it, is well-known for its nightlife, quaint roadside coffee shops; bars; second hand shops; and close proximity to just about everything. There is something for everyone.For those planning to stay in the area, they’ll discover its rustically charming residential side; many houses are semi-detached filling the streets with flashes colour. They may appear to be small on the outside but they actually extend quite far back giving way to ample gardening space.
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For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.