Bloomberg | Sarah Khan

If Cape Town is becoming the next global destination for itinerant art aficionados, it’s largely thanks to Jochen Zeitz. The philanthropist and ex-Puma chief executive officer recently christened a new home for his enormous African art collection in the Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Mocaa), housed in a historic grain silo in the city’s iconic V&A Waterfront district. “Cape Town is a great way to start and end any travel into Africa,” said Zeitz, “though Africa has a lot more to offer than just Cape Town.”

If you’re one of the millions of travelers visiting the Mother City in the coming year—either en route to another African destination or just to see its epic, new art scene—here’s the skinny on Zeitz’s favorite local experiences…read more 

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