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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  • Should take advantage of a day with Sun and the photos are precious... Very neat neighbors houses.. .and unique is close to everything and is cute... There is no ticket is just strolling through 3 or 4 streets and already...
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  • the Malay district is now protected from real estate predators. Effective Association for the safeguarding of the houses at the beautiful colors.
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  • When you’re downtown Cape Town you should definitely visit this colourful and expressive living quarters. Especially on bright sunny day it’s delighting your day. From dust till dawn you shouldn’t wal...  more »
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