Famous for: Live Concerts, Street Market, Art Market, Performances, History and Culture, Food and Drinks, Town Squares, Shopping
Greenmarket Square evolved from a slave market to a flea market over time and is now one of the most vibrant town square in cape town with lined street shops and large to small eating joints as well as cafes.
Greenmarket Square is a historical square of cape town famous for its hustling and bustling flea market. Visitors come to this oldest market of cape town for collecting souvenirs and locals frequent this square to buy rare items, food, buskers, jewellery, clothing, and nick-nacks.
This market once used to sell vegetables along with slaves. This square is also famous for its art and music culture. The Old Town House here is home to the Michaelis Collection of art and a number of free concerts that take place on Greenmarket Square, including the annual community concert that forms part of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
Greenmarket Square is usually lively with South African style street performances. There are plethora of food options here. You will find sophisticated restaurants with kurdish fare, belly dancing, shisha annd coffee and you will also find local vendor food stalls by the road.
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