Cape Town & the Garden Route - City Bowl, Foreshore Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant (Chapter)
This is the City Bowl, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cape Town & the Garden Route guidebook.
The City Bowl and Foreshore includes many historic sights and businesses. Tumbling down Signal Hill are the colourfully painted houses of the Bo-Kaap and, to the northeast, Cape Town’s pink precinct De Waterkant, a retail and party hub.
- Learn about the history of Cape Town at the Castle of Good Hope, the pentagonal stone fortress built by the Dutch in the 17th century that once guarded Table Bay
- Explore the cobbled streets of the rainbow-painted Bo-Kaap
- Wander the lush, historic Company’s Garden
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sleeping, Sports & Activities.
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