Bo Kaap

Bo-Kaap is a vibrant and colourful suburb, located in Cape Town, South Africa. It is where the Cape Muslim community started. It is famous for its rich history, culture, brightly coloured houses, cobbled streets, beautiful mosques and delicious Cape Malay cuisine. The residents of Bo-Kaap are mostly descendents of slaves, who were brought to the Cape by the Dutch, during the 16th and 17th centuries. They came from China, Burma, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Mozambique, Madagascar, Tanzania and West Africa.


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