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Lovely, personality laden

Quagga is a wonderful shop for a quiet browse. More a place to soak up the unique vibe than... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
via mobile
I would call it "The old Curiosity Shop"

Fascinating place, Almost like a museum where all the exhibits are for sale. As a model railway man... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
Fish Hoek, South Africa
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Jan 5, 2019
“Lovely, personality laden ”
Dec 1, 2018
“I would call it "The old Curiosity Shop"”
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Quagga is a wonderful shop for a quiet browse. More a place to soak up the unique vibe than actually buy anything; unless you are a collector or looking for something very specific. In the age of mass produced stuff and shops that sell it,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

Fascinating place, Almost like a museum where all the exhibits are for sale. As a model railway man I found a selection of rolling stock and electric locomotives. The shop also has Airfix models from my youth. Judging the prices of new model railway locomotives...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

I was first introduced to Quagga in June of 2016 (Trip Advisor calendar doesn't go back this far) during a tour my husband and I were taking with our friendly guide. He knew I was interested in old books, and he hit the ball out...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank lpgroundrk
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Interesting old book, map and art shop and I appreciate the layout is part of its charm but it is so jumbled up it was difficult to look round. Also it needs a good spring clean. So dusty I had to leave because it made...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank mabel98
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Quagga is such an interesting shop of antiquities, rare books, interesting stones and bones. The Elephant skull is amazing. Well worth a look just for the experience and you may find a very unusual book to take home.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Demeter
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

More like a small museum in which you can touch items, this antiquarian book shop and art gallery contains rare and interesting items many of cultural and historic significance. As a result this shop is well worth a visit. I wish I could have spent...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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