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Pretty houses along with history lesson of slavery from the Indian Ocean slave trade. Our guide said locals are fed up with tourists bombarding the area so we just drove through. You can walk the area and take photographs.
A nice neighborhood that has been turned by tourists to a mere photo op. The pastel colored houses are a joy to see, but the true story is the neighborhood itself. Had a very nice lunch in the area as well.
Bo kaap is an area in Cape Town that was known as the Malay Quarter. We actually just came upon it as we were walking around.we saw the colorful houses. The brightly colored houses is in celebration of the residents muslim identity. As they celebrate...More
Tourists safely walk the streets of Bo Kaap and enjoy the sight of brightly coloured buildings. Its a really beautiful place & a must see when in Cape Town.
Meet friendly locals and also enjoy shopping. These extremely bright houses represent a major part of...More
Response from Marjolein W | Reviewed this property |
I agree, the area is pretty safe during daytime, so you can walk around on your own. But it is nice to get the full impact of the neighbourhood by joining a walking tour and get to know the history behind the coloured... More
I agree, the area is pretty safe during daytime, so you can walk around on your own. But it is nice to get the full impact of the neighbourhood by joining a walking tour and get to know the history behind the coloured houses. There are a few. Google free walking tours Bo-kaap and you will find them. Enjoy!