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Step back in time

We parked at one end early on a Saturday morning and took a relaxing stroll down this historic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mcp19752014
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Excellent preservation of historical buildings

This is a must for anyone interested in photography, history and beauty. Lovely little coffee... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
151Gloria
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Hillcrest, South Africa
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Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We parked at one end early on a Saturday morning and took a relaxing stroll down this historic road. With homes and historic museums surrounding you, it makes for a wonderful experience.

Thank mcp19752014
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must for anyone interested in photography, history and beauty. Lovely little coffee shops in nationally preserved Cape Dutch houses. 32 houses on this little road. Everyone beautiful.

Thank 151Gloria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so lovely visiting this little historical town. It is located in the most beautiful city, and I would definitely pass through again. The only thing that put us off completely were the little kids begging and knocking on your car window, and then...More

1  Thank BiancaG2062
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was so pleased to find the original buildings and streets to be in such pristine condition. Well done to the dedicated people who care to preserve our heritage. And to a good chap Paul that we met who is investing by developing a great...More

Thank Gavin L
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Quirky and historical monument buildings line Kerk straat, some as coffee shops / gift stores, others as museum or art galleries. The length of Kerk straat lined with stalls selling all types of goodies to eat/drink/ decor/clothing. A really lovely vibe.

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Such an experience to walk down a street with the history everywhere. Actual restored houses with stories and families. Houses housing beautiful restaurants, art galleries, gift shops and guest accommodation. Step back in time, walk down Church Street.

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

the museums are great and beautifully restored and so are some of the other buidlings - interesting notices in front of each house

Thank panda752
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Beautifully restored houses, with notices of history about each house - very interesting and great fun

Thank mamas29
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Old town Tulbagh consists mainly of Church street, but it is a wonderful and stunning street. Apparently, an earthquake destroyed a lot of the houses in Tulbagh but they have all been rebuilt and most of them in the original state. It is wonderful to...More

Thank Stalex24
Reviewed 3 March 2018

These buildings have been preserved as a history of life in Tulbagh. Always the effects of the earthquake are to be felt in each buildings history.

Thank SimplyFred
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