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Bo-kaap

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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81 - 90 of 821 reviews

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had the joy of staying nearby so stumbled upon Bo Kaap by accident on our first day. No need to book a tour as you can walk to it from Cape Town centre in 5 minutes and mind out the history yourself. There are...More

1  Thank Deh085
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Whilst not to the scale or size of San Francisco's "Painted Ladies" Bo-kaap is worth a wander around.

1  Thank Mark_Fitzgerald
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Bo-kaap is a unique and colorful part of Cape Town. Although it isn´t as lively as expected, it is well worth a visit

Thank brunel_andy
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A really nice experience filled with color and culture. Bo-kaap really shows the vibrant and creative side of Cape Town metropolitan.

Thank johnE5295KI
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Love the pop of colours in this place. Stunning to look at and great history behind the colours. Worth stopping by Bo Kaap if you are in Cape Town.

Thank Sizakele M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great for photography and that's what I travel for really enjoyed this place ....quirky with interesting buildings and colours not easy to park as it's a tourist spot

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We hiked in the Bo Kaap Quarter.All houses are painted in strong and bold colors, making it an area with an authentic atmosphere.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Started here for a half day bus tour that took us to two townships. The houses are very colourful from the Cape Malay immigrants. Getting around can be difficult as streets are very steep and cobbled

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The houses really are that bright you need sunglasses. It's full of the culture the guidebooks extoll and worth climbing the somewhat steep slopes to get to the top for the views. Take one of the escorted tours and don't go wandering at night. Well...More

1  Thank JohnofHalifax
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great photo stop! Iconic, colorful houses and the history behind them. Would recommended riding and parking here. Snap a few photo in front of these beautiful houses.

Thank TravelingZestfully
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salifu2014
4 October 2016|
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Response from abkarolia | Reviewed this property |
Check out 35 on Rose, Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
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SandieFreckle
13 June 2016|
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Response from Albertgerber | Reviewed this property |
There are many excellent upmarket accommodation options like the Hilton as mentioned in other posts. If this is the accommodation type you require I would stay in more touristy areas such as the Waterfront and commute to... More
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Michelle E
9 September 2015|
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Response from Albertgerber | Reviewed this property |
The question is dated some time ago so I hope it is still relevant. I would do a cooking course in the bo-kaap in the kitchen of one of the local ladies. Great fun and you can sample the results. More information on... More
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