Accommodation near St Georges Cathedral

St George's Cathedral  is located in  Cape Town city. It is an Anglican cathedral and the seat of the Archbishop of Cape Town.

The cathedral is a beautiful example of Victorian era design complete with stained glass windows and a crypt in which there is a restaurant - reminiscent of St Martin's in the Field in London.

It was designed by Sir Herbert Baker and the foundation stone was laid in 1901. The cathedral replaced a church built in 1834,  St. George's Church, on the same site and was remodelled  to its current form since 1936.It is still technically incomplete.

It is known as 'the people's cathedral' because of its role in the resistance against apartheid. St George's welcomed people of all races throughout the apartheid era, and it was Archbishop Desmond Tutu, after he led a mass demonstration of 30 000 people to Grand Parade in 1989, who coined the phrase 'rainbow people' to describe South Africa's diverse population.

St Geoge's Cathedral is the site of one of the country's few labyrinths, and its stained glass windows include the work of Gabriel Loire.

The central panel of the great west window is dominated by the figure of the triumphant Christ. This Christ is black - a visual counterpart to the white Christ of Calvary that stands above the High Altar - a symbol of the Cathedral's commitment to represent all races.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
 
Adderley Terrace J10
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Adderley Terrace J10 is a luxury 2 bedroom self-catering city loft apartment in Cape Town, with wrap around terrace and large outside living space. This complex has a rooftop pool and gym and is situa... More Info

 
Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel
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Staying in a Daddy Long Legs Independent Traveller's Hotel is like sleeping in an art gallery. Each of the thirteen uniquely designed rooms is a playful experience that is miles away from your average... More Info

 
Tudor Hotel
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The Tudor Hotel is the oldest Hotel in Cape Town, situated right in the heart of the city on Green Market Square. Recently refurbished, the Tudor Hotel stylishly combines the historic face of the City... More Info

 
Adderley Terrace J09
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J09 Adderley Terrace is a self-catering flat located on the upper floor of a building, situated in the city center of Cape Town. Perfect for guests looking for comfortable accommodation close to a var... More Info

 
L16 Adderley Terrace
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This two bedroom luxury penthouse allows guests the convenience of staying in the heart of the CBD, while remaining high above the din of the street below. Situated on Adderley Street, one of Cape Tow... More Info

 
Greenmarket Square Loft
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Wonderful three bedroom (sleeps 5) Art Deco apartment in landmark Art Deco building in the center of Cape Town located on the historic Greenmarket Square. Fully equipped and wonderfully furnished offe... More Info

 
Arty
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ABOUT Wonderful Art Deco apartment in landmark Art Deco building in the center of Cape Town located on the historic Greenmarket Square. Fully equipped and offering fantastic views across the cobbled ... More Info

 
Urban Chic Boutique Hotel & Cafe
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Whether you've come to the city for some serious shopping, to sample the pulsating nightlife, or for a touch-down business trip, and seek the luxury of a home from home - close to the action - with a ... More Info

 
Greenmarket Place 2
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The outstanding new Greenmarket Place Apartment in the middle of suave & trendy Cape Town City Centre (2km from the V&A Waterfront & the 2010 World Cup Soccer Stadium) is 6 storeys high, in revamped b... More Info

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Central City Hideaway
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Central City Hideaway is an art deco apartment in the centre of Cape Town's lively city, with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, open plan living area and fully equipped kitchen. Situated just off the famous, bus... More Info

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