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Bo-kaap, Cape Town

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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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  • Popped up here to get some photographs and while I'm glad I did I would advise caution of your stuff which we were also alerted to by out uber driver. Perhaps worth doing as part of a tour as would....  more
    Popped up here to get some photographs and while I'm glad I did I would advise caution of your stuff which we were also alerted to by out uber driver. Perhaps worth doing as part of a tour as would....  more »
  • Not worth the time and the area is dodgy. The houses are nice but really nothing special. If you like history as I do, skip going to Bo kaap and read about it instead. We left after a few moments... 
    Not worth the time and the area is dodgy. The houses are nice but really nothing special. If you like history as I do, skip going to Bo kaap and read about it instead. We left after a few moments...  more »

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