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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.......when in Cape Town this is an absolute Must visit place! It's so beautiful filled with bright colours making and giving the impression of joy and happiness! The Locals have joined hands with Tourism S.A. and opened their home to locals and as well the...More

Thank Vernon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to go to Bo-kapp on two different days. One day we took a walking mural tour that stared along with lovely street with the brightly colored houses and on another day we enjoyed a cooking class in one of the brightly...More

Thank 2fridad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of this town so close to down town CapeTown was very interesting. It was first a slum for slaves and now has become an historical 'town'. beautiful colors to express their individual freedoms

Thank maryannem748
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a colourful area, learn about the history of Muslims in Cape Town. The main street is one where I felt safe.

Thank Stufest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited with Gate 1 Travel...wonderful colourful buildings with amzing variety of crafts in the central shop

Thank tartoos123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These very attractively painted houses of the Bo-Kaap are such a delight for great photos at sunrise and sunset. Photographers dream!

Thank johannesv729
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely residential area with vibrantly painted houses and beautiful views. There’s a museum and a mosque in the area as well. Many shops and restaurants along the way if you decide to take a walk.

Thank Somayya S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got a taxi to take me to this area in Cape Town as it is so photogenic. The colours of the houses are amazing and there are a good number of quiet streets to ensure lovely pics. Worth a short trip just to see...More

Thank daftmare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is so colorful, and so fun to go and just walk around , take pictures and enjoy the surroundings . There is a lot of history into the buildings and the mosque. Before entering the smaller street there is a pink house on...More

Thank Ronygr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I walked around this little part of Cape Town and took some good pictures of the colorful houses. Other than the houses, there is really nothing else to do here.

Thank dwsmith13
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Response from abkarolia | Reviewed this property |
Check out 35 on Rose, Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
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
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