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Old Town Tulbagh

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Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality, South Africa
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STEEPED IN HISTORY

A street steeped in history past and present, remembering that many of these building were lovingly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TonyJonesRSA
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
wander and admire the heritage of the town

gorgeous street with dutch architecture, great restaurants and little shops - all with in walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Levent b
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“church street” (33 reviews)
“cape dutch” (10 reviews)
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Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A street steeped in history past and present, remembering that many of these building were lovingly reconstructed after being serverly damaged by an earthquake in 1969. It is a pity that the information boards in front of each house are so faded and jaded making...More

Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

gorgeous street with dutch architecture, great restaurants and little shops - all with in walking distrance

Thank Levent b
Reviewed 4 December 2017

If you find yourself in Tulbagh, don't miss a walk down Church Street. There are many Cape Dutch style buildings to admire : some contain restaurants and shops. Many of these buildings were rebuilt after the devastating earthquake which took place in the 1970s. The...More

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Sitting just behind the main street in Tulbagh, this area was completely rebuilt after a fire, when many buildings were restored to their original designs. Be warned - very few places are open on a Monday, but it is still a lovely place to wander...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The old maine street was a senic view, with old Hollender buildings, laying on row, just to say - look at us .... Beatiful park with wild big birds, and quacing frogs. We met a very nice lady who had a gift/second hand store. She...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Tulbagh's historical road is amazing. Strolling down the quiet road, you can almost imagine the sound of horse and carriage. Definitely worth the visit. We stopped in at Coffee and Cream as we were desperate for a good cup of coffee. Unfortunately their coffee was...More

Thank Cal L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Walk in history - take your time and enjoy this beautifully restored street - national monuments and museums - little shops and restaurants

Thank vanciecastle
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Just not by the cross roads on Saturday mornings. A stroll down Church Street very interesting with many old buildings. Many coffeshops, shops and museums. Tulbagh views are great!

Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Tulbagh provides probably the best example of Cape Dutch architecture in one small street. A picture postcard setting and amazingly well kept heritage properties. Interspersed with museums, art galleries, quaint shops and coffee places.

Thank A5472KCrobd
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It takes some effort to get to Tulbagh outside Cape Town, but it's worth it. The Main Street, restored to 18th century appearance after an earthquake in 1969, is absolutely charming, with lots of interesting information on the plaques outside each building. For lunch I'd...More

Thank Louise W
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