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Explore History & Culture of the Bo-Kaap

history walk

Explore History & Culture of the Bo-Kaap

203 reviews
Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
history walk

Explore History & Culture of the Bo-Kaap

history walk

Explore History & Culture of the Bo-Kaap

203 reviews
Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We will meet at Monomotapa Cafe, where we will have a short meet and greet as well as a short introductory talk. We will then walk to Bree Street where we will see a monument of sculptures that hold deep commentary on modern-day South Africa and organisation involved in creating safe spaces for South Africans. We then go to the vibrate and unforgettable gem that is the Bo-Kaap or the old Slave Quarters. We discuss the history of this area , get to visit Awal Musjid, the oldest mosque in the southern hemisphere. We also get to visits some amazing local spots and taste some local Malay food. We end our tour Madam Taitou Ethiopian Restaurant.

Your host

Learn more about Makaziwe

Makaziwe

I am a tour guide based in Cape Town, South Africa. I have been doing tours in and around Cape Town for the past three years as a certified tour guide. Born and raised in Western Cape, Cape Town SA, I love connecting with people and I take an interest in learning about different cultures and exploring the beauty of my city and would love to share these amazing experiences with people visiting the Cape.

What's included

Food
Taste traditional cuisines
Drinks

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Where you'll be

- Our meeting spot Monomotapa Cafe - We walk to the Bo-Kaap, a colourful neighbourhood, Rich in history stories and culture. -We then visit the monument of sculptures on Bree Street, created by a local artist, that explore contemporary South African issues and dares to challenge some of the social norms and conversations in our society. -We Green market square.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

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More tips

sunscreen, wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring a rain jacket or umbrella, if there's wet weather on the day. Don't forget your smile and curiosity

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

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    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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Makaziwe
Explore History & Culture of the Bo-Kaap
203 reviews
$35/person
203 reviews
$35/person