Top 10: Cities in South Africa

1 Cape Town, Western Cape

Renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, this seaside playground has it all. Move over Sydney and San Francisco – the Mother City rules! more

2 Johannesburg, Gauteng

Founded on a gold rush; it’s the financial and entertainment epicentre of the country. Jozi rocks in more ways than one. more

3 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

If you’re looking for a hot destination - Durban is it! From its sultry nightlife, weather, beaches and heady cultural mix to its famous curries, Durb’s is scorching! more

4 Pretoria, Gauteng

Seemingly stately with numerous international embassies, monuments and museums, this city, is sports-mad with plenty entertainment in theatres, music venues and nightclubs. more

5 Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

Known as the friendly city, this easy-going bayside metropolis is known for its hospitality and beautiful beaches. more

6 Bloemfontein, Free State

At the heart of the Free State you’ll find historic, hospitable Bloemfontein, known as the ‘City of Roses’. more

7 Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Gateway to the Kruger National Park and the world-famous game reserves of Sabi-Sabi, Nelspruit is a thriving lowveld metropolis. more

8 Kimberley, Northern Cape

Founded on diamonds; this historic city is home to the Kimberley mine museum and the Great Hole of Kimberley. more

9 Polokwane, Limpopo

Meaning place of peace, Polokwane opens the way to the Great Limpopo Transfronteir Park and the mystical, eco-adventure landscapes of Vhenda. more

10 Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

This KwaZulu-Natal hinterland city is cherished for its history, colonial character and picturesque countryside. more

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