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Address: Stellenbosch, South Africa

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very picturesque

Thus quaint st is lined with oaks and contains a collection of some of South Africa's oldest buildings. The western end contains beautiful Cape Dutch architecture including an old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Naas, Ireland
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The houses and buildings around Dorp street are beautiful and I would expect not much changed over the years. It was nice to chill out on a very hot day have a coffee and just watch the world roll past. Had a great chat with one of the parking attendants and got some good tips on places to go and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thus quaint st is lined with oaks and contains a collection of some of South Africa's oldest buildings. The western end contains beautiful Cape Dutch architecture including an old seminary, gaol and Dutch Reformed Church manse. The church itself is a masterpiece of elegance and simplicity in the Cape Dutch style. The subdued colours of the buildings mainly white and... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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92 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a winner walking down Dorp Street, just love the buss hapening around one. Lots of shops and restaurants, siteseeing aswell. Always a winner

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Thank Estelle D
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This oak lined street with its water furrows is full of the most beautiful historic buildings ranging from Cape Dutch to Victorian to Georgian. Full of galleries, boutiques and coffee shops it is and interesting stroll in this beautiful town.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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548 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved being in Stellenbosch, and loved walk around the streets, very calm and relaxing, taking photographs. Highly recommended.

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Thank malc1005
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old quarter of Stellenbosch should not be missed. The second oldest (Western) town in SA. Varied architecture & so much history.

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Thank Christopher S
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85 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you appreciate old buildings and old building styles, I think that you would enjoy the walk. Nice and doesn't cost a dime

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Thank Desire L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we first came to Stellenbosch (4 years ago) we thought that Dorp Street was lovely during the day but a bit forbidding at night, but actually there are always people around and Stellenbosch seems quite a safe place. Very interesting old Dutch architecture.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The majestic churh is at the very top of this busy historic street .This short little street in the jest ot this very special Student town . Buzzing with intelectual energy , streets lined with sculptures from various SA world class artists , historic buildings to visit ,street cafe's with traditional dishes etc . A well run Info office will... More 

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Underberg, South Africa
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of those "Tourist Streets" with restaurants, cafes, curio shops, galleries. Good for a stroll, a meal or just a glass of wine. In the evening the Restaurants serve as congregation Points and watering holes (or rather wine holes) for the numerous students of Stellenbosch University that seem to spend more time partying than studying.

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