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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  • What a rich history to view and experience by just walking around this beautiful architecture and vibrant colors. Walked around with our young kids and felt very safe and welcomed by the...  more »
  • I am glad that I went to see the Bo Kaap for myself, it truely is a beautiful area, but it is sad that rubbish was laying everywhere and that it is not maintained to tourist attraction standards.  more »

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