Observatory Area Infrormation

One of the historic buildings at the former Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, (now the headquarters of the South African Astronomical Observatory) after which the area is named. Middle left: Groote Schuur Hospital. Centre Middle: A World War I monument in the centre of the Neighborhood. Middle right: Cafes on lower main road in Observatory. Bottom: A view of Observatory's soccer and hockey stadium looking towards Devil's Peak.


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Observatory is a suburb in Cape Town, South Africa,bordered by Mowbray to the south, and Salt River to the north. The area is best known as student neighbourhood, most of whom attend the University of Cape Town located close by, and for being the home of the South African Astronomical Observatory headquarters as well as Groote Schuur Hospital.