Bo-kaap, Cape Town Central

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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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  • Take a walk through this old Cape Town quarter its beautiful with its multi color old buildings going back in time and often well maintained also-visit the spice shop in the area or try a real good.....  more »
  • It's a dangerous place, people haggling you for money, asking to watch over your car (unofficial) locals here have signs on their houses to protect the area (from what), I don't know.  more »

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