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

The in , by Pier Luigi Nervi, is an exhibition hall and… Photo: Jnanaranjan sahu, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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

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

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. is situated 1¼ km southeast of Foreshore. Photo: Kierano, CC BY 3.0.

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

The Bo-Kaap is an area of , formerly known as the Malay Quarter. is situated 2½ km west of Foreshore.


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