Cape Town has been voted the greatest city on Earth in the Telegraph Travel Awards 2018 and marks the sixth year that our beautiful Mother City has claimed the top spot. South Africa was also a runner-up for the best country in both 2017 and 2018.
Over 45 000 readers responded to The Telegraph’s annual survey and voted in their favourite cities for 2018. Cape Town came in at number one beating out popular cities such as Tokyo and Sydney.
Just recently, the Mother City was also crowned the leading festival and events destination 2018 by The World Travel awards while Shimmy Beach Club in Cape Town ranked at #76 in the worlds top 100 clubs by The International Nightlife Association.
Way to go Cape Town, check out the top ten winners below and click here to find out what’s happening in Cape Town this December.
Top 10 cities in the world as voted by the Telegraph Travel Readers (UK)
1. Cape Town
6. New York
10. San Francisco