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Katutura Township

Windhoek, Namibia
+264 81 244 9835
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USD 22.55*
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3-Hour Windhoek City and Township Cultural Tour
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“meat market” (4 reviews)
“car wash” (3 reviews)
Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

We spent a couple of hours visiting the shops and my husband bought hand made Koodo shoes Very interesting market

Thank Joannehelm
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I visited this township through an organized tour. Katutura shows a different side of Windhoek. It was quite a cultural experience.

Thank Lance_Kerwin
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I had a blast going to Katutura Township. I went there with Kato Tours Bike Ride, and the bike ride turned the experience even more fantastic. Good food, great flavour. Do not expect fancy restaurant. Its a cultural experience.

Thank Maurício M
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Best grilled meat ever... Served with salsa (chopped onions and tomatoes) with spice and chilli... Will leave you drooling 😜

Thank Peya S
Reviewed 13 January 2017

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

2  Thank onelastwish
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Near Windhoek , katutura is a big slum. You can eat a barbecue or insects, buy food,haircut or bug clothing Different but no unloseable

Thank Regina C
Reviewed 12 December 2016

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.

Thank aff2010
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went there to sample some of the local meats and variety of local grains and veggies. Definitive market for local flavor.

Thank Ekenedilichukwu
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Moraia T
25 August 2016|
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Response from hendrina2016 | Reviewed this property |
I live in the area. Even if you are driving your own car it is ok, as long as you don't have any valuables in sight.