Must see attractions in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

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    Bailey's Cottage

    This beach cottage between the sea and the railway line dates from 1909 and was built for mining magnate and legislator Abe Bailey, whose grave is on the…

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    This one-time lookout post for ships entering False Bay dates from the 1670s, making it one of Cape Town’s oldest European-style buildings.

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    Rondevlei Nature Reserve

    You can spot some 200 species of birds from the waterside trail, viewing towers and hides at this small, picturesque nature reserve. There are also two…

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    Simon's Town Mosque

    This handsome, still functioning mosque was rebuilt in the late 1920s. The original was constructed in 1888, and there also used to be a madrasa (Islamic…

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    Just Nuisance's Grave

    The grave of this famous local Great Dane, who was adopted as a navy mascot in WWII, makes for a pleasant (but uphill) walk from the harbour, with good…

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    Muizenberg Synagogue

    This red-and-white painted synagogue dates from the 1920s and ‘30s, when Muizenberg had a large Jewish population. It still opens for services on Friday…