Noon Gun

The Noon Gun has been a historic time signal in , since 1806. It consists of a pair of black powder Dutch naval guns, fired alternatingly with one serving as a backup. The guns are situated on , close to the centre of the city.

Notable Places in the Area

Manor estate
The is an area of , formerly known as the Malay Quarter. is situated 710 meters south of Noon Gun. Photo: PZFUN, CC BY 2.0.

, or Lion's Rump, is a landmark flat-topped hill located in , next to and Table Mountain. is situated 740 meters west of Noon Gun. Photo: Zaian, Public domain.

is situated 770 meters southeast of Noon Gun. Photo: KNewman1, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The Bo-Kaap is an area of , formerly known as the Malay Quarter.

is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, situated between the and Granger Bay to the east, Green Point to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west. is situated 2 km northwest of Noon Gun. Photo: Hilton1949, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is an area in , South Africa, situated between the historic city centre and the modern Port of Cape Town. is situated 2½ km east of Noon Gun. Photo: Dewet, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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