Bo-kaap, Cape Town Central

3.8
#1 of 13 in Neighborhoods in South Africa
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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  • A great place to take pictures and walk along the area. We met a lot of tourists here and many also come with buses. My friends experienced some trouble by people trying to steal so be careful. Its al...  more »
  • Racists have strange values. In this case, they spared persons of color due to religious freedom - for Muslims. Now the area is under attack from those that want to 'gentrify'. Many signs ask visitors...  more »
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