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Bo-kaap

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Bo-kaap

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City Sightseeing Cape Town Hop-on Hop-off Bus tour 1 or 2 Day

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Explore Cape Town at your own pace with a full-day hop-on hop-off bus pass. Journey around four different bus routes, stopping at attractions such as Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Table Mountain, and the Cape Winelands, and spend as long as you wish at each. Enjoy a city walking tour or upgrade to include a Signal Hill sunset tour and a boat cruise to Seal Island.
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Travel 2020 wrote a review Sep 2020
Cape Town, South Africa25 contributions
Take a walk through this old Cape Town quarter its beautiful with its multi color old buildings going back in time and often well maintained also-visit the spice shop in the area or try a real good “cook sister “
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Rogahn E wrote a review Sep 2020
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It's a dangerous place, people haggling you for money, asking to watch over your car (unofficial) locals here have signs on their houses to protect the area (from what), I don't know.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Steve wrote a review Jul 2020
London, United Kingdom566 contributions995 helpful votes
We were brought here by our tour guide and it is worth a brief visit if you are passing. The houses are colourfully painted but there isn't a great deal to do once you have taken a few pictures.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Tanumita D wrote a review Jun 2020
Kolkata (Calcutta), India461 contributions23 helpful votes
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When I first saw the colourful pictures I was thrilled and too excited to visit this place. The vibrant colours of the houses will instantly lift your spirit and enlighten your mood. Ironically, this place has a not so colourful history. Bo-Kaap was the home of slaves who were imported to the Cape by the Dutch during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. They reigned from Africa, Indonesia, Java Malaysia, and elsewhere in Asia. The houses were all so beautifully coloured that it gave the place such a picturesque look. The Bo-Kaap museum also has a nice collection of historical information about the place. There are shops in the area which have a huge collection of traditional African art.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Iolanda Guerra e Andrade wrote a review Jun 2020
Lisbon, Portugal1,669 contributions72 helpful votes
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Interesting to stroll around this neighbourhood mainly because of the steep cobbled streets lined with coloured buildings, interspersed by Mosques. Because of the role played by the Malay community in the life of South Africa where the Islamic culture was embedded as from the 18th century onwards due to the slave community, I think it is worth the visit.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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