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Bo-kaap

Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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$47*
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Cultural Cape Town - Langa and Khayelitsha
74%
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Friesland, Netherlands
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

To discover some of the Cape-Malai culture, it is well worth a visit. But don't go there by yourself! Always take a guided tour. Every afternoon at 15.00, one leaves from the Red City Bus office in Long Street.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Me and my friend stayed at the hotel nearby and did some freat shots. Its so colorful and nice atmosphere to wander around. Really interestşng to see Islamic culture in the middle of CT and definitely visit for the experience

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London, United Kingdom
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821 reviews 821 reviews
487 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is a most beautiful neighbourhood in Cape Town. Colourful houses line the narrow streets in this hilly suburb. Historical & old, Bo-Kaap is definitely worth visiting!

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Gorgeous area. Doesn't take long to walk the streets and get your pictures. Very close to cbd, long streets and kloof streets.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

After soaking in the atmosphere of the area and admiring the brightly coloured house we discovered BoKaap Kombuis restaurant offering a feast of Traditional Cape Malay dishes with an awesome view of Table Mountain

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The Mount, Pamplemousses, Mauritius
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

You can have a look when you are walking on Long Street or near but it is not worth it to just go there to see the houses!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It is something you don't expect to see in center of Cape Town. What a colorful place, stop there and make some nice pics

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New York City, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Lovely vibrant colorful area of town, where you feel you are in a city within the city. Bo Kaap has its own uniqueness and must not be missed. Great area for photographs and to buy local spices. Surprisingly, not too many tourists while we were there so do not go with an expectation of a populated tourist area...again Bo Kaap... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Not far from the main CBD of Cape Town is a great activity to do. Only a short walk although uphill it gives you wonderful photo opportunities of the brightly coloured buildings of the Malay district. Well worth the effort and good exercise too!

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Capelle aan den IJssel, Nederland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nice to just walk around, take some pictures and talk with locals. If you are tired go and take a seat for a coffee at haas.

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