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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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  • We had lunch at this coffee shop and deli. I ordered a roasted veg wrap and my friend had a chicken caesar salad. The meals were freshly prepared and presented by a friendly, smiling waiter. The...  more »
  • 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 »
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