Old Town Tulbagh, Tulbagh

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Take a stroll through Old Town Tulbagh to pick up the history and architectural importance of the area. An earthquake in 1969 destroyed many of the old buildings, but the restoration and rebuilding project that followed has left the town with one of the most authentic and complete colonial era street scenes in the country. Cape-Dutch buildings with their distinctive gables sit alongside Edwardian and Victorian architecture. Signs help to tell the stories of this historic part of town, describing the lives of former inhabitants and the efforts undertaken to rebuild the area after the earthquake. Work out when and for how long to visit Old Town Tulbagh and other Tulbagh attractions using our handy Tulbagh online journey planner.
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  • Buy tickets for the 4 museums at the Earthquake Museum at the start of the road. They happily took our cash to wonder the street and visit the 4 museums. Only 2 were actually open (Earthquake Museum....  more »
  • We paid for entrance to all 4 of the museums/points of interest in the street, however they neglected to inform us that only 2 of the 4 museums were open. So couldn't see much, what a let down.  more »
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