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Reinventing the Tavern of the Seas - eNeighbourhoods
V&A Waterfront launches free GPS audio tour of historic property Cape Town, 5 April 2018 — Today the V&A Waterfront is one of Africa’s most popular destinations, with more than 24 million visitors each year – more than even the Pyramids of Giza! But, just a few decades ago, South Africa’s oldest working harbour was an uninviting, industrial port nicknamed the ‘Tavern of the Seas’ by local sailors that held little attraction for visitors, and was largely removed from the daily lives of Capetonians. How did the V&A Waterfront transform into one of the continent’s most visited destinations? How were