I can’t believe that the festive season is already upon us. As we all prepare to spend some quality time with our loved ones, may I use this opportunity to wish you a joyous, healthy and happy holiday season. You deserve the break!
The more I think about it, the more I realize that there are very few architectural and cultural heritage sites around that has the variety of unique cultural experiences the Castle of Good Hope offers.
I had the privilege to explore cities like Beijing, Paris, London, Rio, Tokyo, Melbourne, Singapore, Brussels and many others. Although all of them offer what we have, theirs’ are often dispersed or pricey. From the best-preserved 17th century Dutch fort in the world, to larger-than-life statues of indigenous royal warriors to the firing of small but ear-splitting signal cannon to a recreated 17th century military drill; it feels like our Castle is a mall of heritage experiences under one roof!
It amazes me how the Castle has become a sought-after venue for life-style events. In the coming weeks, tourists and event goers will be treated with a host of exciting events. These include local youth music icon Nasty C, a Gaming Expo (Playtopia), the annual Cape Cultural Picnic and the Sizzled Summer Experience – to mention but a few. Our Castle is now really cooking up a storm!
Welcome to the Castle of Good Hope and enjoy your time with us.
Love and peace