We spent a couple of hours visiting the shops and my husband bought hand made Koodo shoes Very interesting market
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Katutura (literally "The Place Where People Don't Want To Live") is the largest black neighborhood in Windhoek. Originally forced to resettle there during South Africa's occupation of Namibia (formerly "South West Africa"), various indigenous blacks -- Nama, Herero, Basters, Owambo -- call this part of...More
I visited this township through an organized tour. Katutura shows a different side of Windhoek. It was quite a cultural experience.
I spent a few hours in Katutura, trip was organized by Chameleon Backpackers. 300 NAD. I had never been in a slum, I only and always passed close to them by car in various contexts, Kenya, India, Caracas. In Katutura, whose name means “we do...More
It is definitely an eye opening experience to see Katatura. However, I would recommend to go with a guide that is familiar with the area. A 1/2 day tour is enough time to visit it. But definitely worth the visit.
Within earshot of the CBD, Katutura township offers a somewhat intriguing local charm highly sought after by visitors and residents alike. Split into phases and areas, the majority black township was established to create alternate housing for blue collar and low income families. There is...More