Condé Nast Travel, one of the world’s premier travel magazines, conducts an annual Best in the World reader survey. This year found our wonderful Knysna voted into #2 spot on the Top Cities in Africa.
It’s debatable whether we’re a town or a city as population may be below 100 000 but semantics will never change the fact that Knysna is the prettiest place in South Africa and one of the best in the world. It’s one thing for us locals to believe that about our home and totally another to have people around the world believe so too!
We achieved a 72.2 rating which was broken down into -
- Ambience: 85.5
- Friendliness: 83.9
- Lodging: 78.0
- Restaurants: 72.1
- Culture/Sites: 68.3
- Shopping: 49.0
Ratings for other cities in the top 5 was –
- Cape Town (South Africa): 84.8
- Marrakech (Morocco): 69.1
- Fez (Morocco): 63.9
- Cairo (Egypt): 44.5
Click here to view photo galleries of Knysna.