Famous for: Architecture, Museums, Day Trips, History and Culture
The Bo-Kaap: Quaint! Colourful! Picturesque! Historic! Bo-Kaap is situated under the Signal Hill and is a bright and colorful neighborhood with a rich Cape Malay culture. Explore its rich history and culture on foot.
When to visit:
january - december
00:00 - 23:59 Everyday
Museum Entry fee: R20 and opening time: 10:00 - 17:00 hours Mon to Sat
Bo-Kaap is the oldest residential area of cape town and is famous for its Cape Dutch and Cape Georgian architectural styles.
Lined with colorful houses, fascinating history and unique culture of Bo Kaap is best explored on foot.
The highlight of this town is its museum where you can learn about the resident Islamic community, its history and culture. The museum occupies a 1768 original house, and is furnished as a 19th century home of a Muslim family.