Bo-Kaap (Schotschekloof)

The Bo-Kaap is an area of , formerly known as the Malay Quarter. It is a former township, situated on the slopes of above the city centre and is a historical centre of Cape Malay culture in Cape Town.

Notable Places in the Area

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The is an area of , formerly known as the Malay Quarter. Photo: PZFUN, CC BY 2.0.

Photo: KNewman1, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Auwal Mosque, alternatively spelled Awwal, Owal or Owwal, is a mosque in the neighbourhood of , South Africa, recognised as the first mosque established in the country. Photo: LiebeB, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, situated between the and Granger Bay to the east, Green Point to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west. is situated 2½ km north of Bo-Kaap (Schotschekloof). Photo: Hilton1949, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is an area in , South Africa, situated between the historic city centre and the modern Port of Cape Town. is situated 2½ km east of Bo-Kaap (Schotschekloof). Photo: Dewet, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a suburb of , in the area known as the City Bowl. is situated 2½ km southeast of Bo-Kaap (Schotschekloof).

Bo-Kaap (Schotschekloof)

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