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castle of good hope courtyards

Cape Town city centre



castle of good hope: courtyards 

The Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and 1679, this pentagonal fortification replaced a small fort of timber and clay built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishing a maritime replenishment station at the Cape of Good Hope for the Dutch East Indian Company or better known as the VOC (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie) Today, the Castle of Good Hope house the regional headquarters of the South African Army in the Western Cape, the famous William Fehr Collection of historic artworks, the Castle Military Museum and ceremonial facilities for traditional Cape Regiments. It is a magnificent historical venue situated right in the centre of Cape Town and has amazing event opportunities.

fact sheet

fact sheet

Capacity | Front Courtyard:

Informal Cocktail: 500 – 1000 + Pax

Seated Dinner: 350 – 650 Pax

Capacity | Rear Courtyard:

Informal Cocktail: 150 – 500 Pax

Seated Dinner: 120 – 300 Pax

Event Permit: Required along with Liquor Consent and Noise Permit

Time Restrictions: None

Noise Restrictions: None

Transport Restrictions: None

Travel Time: Based in the Cape Town CBD

Other Important Booking Information: Arrival Courtyard only accessible from 16h00

event experiences

event Experiences

Informal Cocktail Event