Bo Kaap

Known for its brightly coloured houses and situated at the foot of Signal Hill, Bo-Kaap is an area closely associated with Cape Town’s Muslim community.

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September 21 2017

The vibrant area of the Bo-Kaap, formerly known as the Malay Quarter, is the oldest residential area in Cape Town. With its brilliantly coloured homes and cobbled streets, it’s also one of the most photographed areas in the Mother City. See why locals love this neighbourhood so much in our Neighbourhood Guide:   Where to eat Bo-Kaap Kombuis Renowned for…

September 21 2017

It may be one of the most photographed areas of the Mother City, but brightly painted houses and quaint cobbled streets aren’t the only reasons to visit the Bo Kaap. This part of Cape Town is packed full of history and culture. THE BO KAAP HAS BEEN KNOWN BY MANY NAMES The earliest development in the Bo Kaap area was…

The popular hop on hop off double-decker red bus is known for being one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways of getting to Cape Town’s top attractions. The family-friendly City Sightseeing bus offers audio information about the journey in 15 languages, and even boasts an audio channel especially for children.

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