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The ‘#CelebrateCapeTown with #TajCapeTown’ 5th birthday competition is drawing to a close with today remaining for all budding photographers and Instagram aficionados to capture their central city stories.


In celebration of Taj Cape Town‘s five year anniversary in the cultural and historic heart of the Mother City, the “#CelebrateCapeTown with #TajCapeTown” Instagram competition invites locals and visitors alike to photograph their favourite central city moments across five different categories including Architecture, People, Elements of Design, Nature and finally Arts & Culture. All one has to do to enter this amazing competition is upload a photo of your Cape Town Central City moment on Instagram using the following hashtags: #TajCapeTown with #CelebrateCapeTown.


The competition has already received over 1,000 amazing entries perfectly capturing the rich visual diversity of Cape Town’s city centre as well as an equally large selection of images celebrating the Mother City as a whole. These entries will soon find their way to our esteemed judges on Monday, 24 August 2015, who include: Anton Crone, Publishing Editor of Africa Geographic Magazine who brings a wealth of editorial photography experience; the CEO of Cape Town Partnership and urban revivalist, Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana; professional Capetonian and Cape Town Tourism CEO, Enver Duminy; and finally, our very own Michael Pownall – General Manager of Taj Cape Town and the driving force behind our successful and dynamic team.


With a grand prize valued at more than ZAR75,000 and category prizes set at more than ZAR25,000 each, the judges are sure to hold entries up to the highest standards. There is still time though to capture the perfect picture before the competition closes on Friday, 21st August 2015.


Judging will take place on Monday, 24 August 2015 and the official winner announcement will take place on Wednesday 26 August 2015.



We would like to thank everyone who has participated in our 5th birthday competition by sharing their central city moments.


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Taj Cape Town

The Taj Cape Town is perfectly located in the centre of historic Cape Town at the entrance of the famous pedestrian precinct, St George's Mall. Its prime location ensures a blend of fascinating history within walking distance to most tourist attractions, monuments, museums, shopping, restaurants, markets and nightlife. The two dining experiences, the Indian fine dine specialty restaurant, Bombay Brasserie and Mint, the Local Grill a relaxed all-day dining restaurant. Both are warm and welcoming and serve outstanding cuisine. Alongside this you’ll find wonderful Champagne and tapas bar known as The Twankey Bar which is exceedingly popular with both locals and guests alike. The award winning Jiva Grande Spa is one of its kind in Africa.