Bo-kaap, Cape Town Central

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A Cape Town neighborhood known for its vibrantly colored buildings, Bo-kaap remains mostly residential in nature, enchanting tourists with its narrow, cobblestone streets. The area houses a close-knit Cape Malay community, whose members are descendants of Asian slaves. Take a relaxing walk through the district or enjoy the scenery from a cafe--either way, don't forget to take some memorable photographs of the striking neighborhood. Make Bo-kaap a part of your Cape Town vacation plans using our Cape Town attractions app .
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  • Colorful street though the history behind the colors was interesting. One has to watch out though, the streets are deserted.  more »
  • The place is very cute! Nearby there are many restaurants to eat and they are all very picturesque and rich.
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  • Very nice neighborhood, many shops to see! A nice walk to do, see also the clothing stores and the store of spices and plants very well-stocked.
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