Koornhoop Manor House
The fairest cape of all -
We are in the suburb of Observatory, Cape Town -
The area was named after the Astronomical Observatory which was founded in the 1800s and is to this day one of the worlds leading astronomical research establishments. ”Obs” is also home to Groote Schuur Hospital where the first heart transplant was carried out by Christian Barnard in 1967. There is even a Heart Transplant Museum (http://www.heartofcapetown.co.za/) to visit
Just out of the city centre, yet close to all the major highways, and train station, -
Just a few of the many Points of interest in the Cape are:
Cape Town Science Centre http://ctsc.org.za/
With more than 250 interactive exhibits and mind boggling puzzles, the Cape Town Science Centre is a world of discovery under one roof.
Table Mountian http://www.sanparks.org/parks/table_mountain/
This natural world heritage site, and Natural New 7 Wonder of the World, is a haven of magnificent mountains plunging into crystal seas fringed with bleached white sands of the Cape Peninsula
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens http://www.sanbi.org/gardens/kirstenbosch
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain
Mosterts Mill http://www.mostertsmill.co.za/
The windmill, known as Mostert's Mill on de Waal Drive (M3) at Mowbray Cape Town is the only working windmill in Africa, south of the Sahara
Irma Stern Museum http://www.irmastern.co.za/
Irma Stern (1894-
Riverclub Golf Driving Range http://riverclub.co.za/play-
The River Club is a 90 bay facility which includes a two-
CityRock Indoor climbing Gym(Wall) http://cityrock.co.za/
Indoor climbing at CityROCK is a fun way of exercising in a safe and vibrant environment.
Rhodes Memorial and Restaurant http://www.rhodesmemorial.co.za/
Situated on the Northern slope of Table Mountain and nestled behind the famous Rhodes Memorial, lies this unique destination restaurant and tea garden.
SAAO(South African Astronomical Observatory http://www.saao.ac.za/
South African astronomers have discovered the very first known stars in the flared disk of our Milky Way Galaxy. These stars are situated on the far side of our Galaxy, 80 thousand light years from the Earth and beyond the Galactic Centre.
Biscuit Mill http://www.theoldbiscuitmill.co.za/
Welcome to the Old Biscuit Mill. A vibrant, warm-
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