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The Cape Town Stadium (previously Green Point Stadium), newly completed for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.  © warrenski, License

Green Point

Green Point is a trendy suburb of Cape Town, just outside the city centre, between the V&A Waterfront and Signal Hill. One of the main hubs of Cape Town's after dark activities, Green Point prides itself on being gay friendly and Main Road, Green Point is a lively experience of pubs, clubs and cabaret restaurants in the evenings.

Green Point is close to Sea Point and Clifton's beaches. The area has a quaint, village feel about it and is safe to walk the narrow, villa lined streets, many of which have restored Victorian style homes with balconies and trellises. The Cape Quarter is a new development that has completely revitalised the area and re-established Green Point as a trendy hangout for locals and visitors. From Green Point you are within walking distance of the city centre and its many attractions; The Waterfront is only minutes away and the Big Sunday market at the Green Point stadium, pegged as the 2010 World Cup venue, sells mostly African arts and crafts.

Green Point, situated in Cape Town, Western Cape, offers a variety of attractions.

Here are five things to see in Green Point:

  1. Green Point Urban Park: This beautiful park offers lush greenery, stunning views of Table Mountain, and various recreational activities. You can enjoy picnics, leisurely walks, and even attend events held within the park.

  2. Cape Town Stadium: Built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the Cape Town Stadium is an iconic landmark in Green Point. Even if you're not attending an event, it's worth visiting to admire its unique architectural design and enjoy the surrounding promenade.

  3. Green Point Lighthouse: Dating back to 1824, the Green Point Lighthouse is one of the oldest lighthouses in South Africa. Visitors can take guided tours to learn about its history and enjoy panoramic views of the coastline from the top.

  4. Green Point Market: If you're interested in local crafts, artisanal goods, and delicious food, be sure to visit the Green Point Market. Held on Sundays, this vibrant market offers a wide range of products, including clothing, jewelry, art, and fresh produce.

  5. Sea Point Promenade: While technically not in Green Point, the Sea Point Promenade is just a short distance away and definitely worth a visit. This scenic walkway stretches along the coastline, offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as opportunities for jogging, cycling, or simply relaxing by the sea.

These attractions provide a glimpse into the diverse offerings of Green Point, making it a must-visit destination in Cape Town.

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