The Foreshore is an area in , South Africa, situated between the historic city centre and the modern Port of Cape Town. It is built on land reclaimed from Table Bay in the 1930s and 1940s in connection with the construction of the Duncan Dock to replace the old harbour.

Notable Places in the Area

is the main performing arts centre in , . Photo: Adamina, CC BY 2.0.

is a museum in the former inner-city residential area and, District Six, in , in an old Methodist church. is situated 1½ km west of Foreshore. Photo: Mike Peel, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway station
railway station is the main railway station of the city of , South Africa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Railway station
is a Metrorail railway station in , . Photo: MB-one, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a suburb of , , between the docks of and the lower slopes of , about 1 kilometre east of the city centre of Cape Town. Photo: Kierano, CC BY 3.0.

is the second most populous city in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is a suburb of , in the area known as the City Bowl. is situated 2 km southwest of Foreshore.


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