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Old Town Tulbagh

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Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality, South Africa
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Quaint Walk Through History & Dishwater Coffee

Tulbagh's historical road is amazing. Strolling down the quiet road, you can almost imagine the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cal L
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Cape TOWN
wallk in history

Walk in history - take your time and enjoy this beautifully restored street - national monuments... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vanciecastle
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London, United Kingdom
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“church street” (32 reviews)
“cape dutch” (10 reviews)
“the main road” (4 reviews)
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Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank vanciecastle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was totally surprised at discovering the this wonderful street in the old town of Tulbagh. The street is clean and the historic houses are beautifully maintained, each one telling a story of many years ago! You pay a small fee to enter the museums...More

Thank SONJA D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Visited only the earthquake museum and the old church across the road. Learnt enough about the big earthquake from 1969 by visiting the 2 sites. The start of the old town Tulbagh has been documented very well with even site plans of the original buildings...More

Thank WandavdB
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Loved the old architecture. There were lots of coffee shops to choose from. Great little antique stores. Theres enugh to do for about a half days excursion. Then there is of course the wine tasting whoch could take the whole day

Thank _nicknelburg
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We loved staying in the old town and wandering along the road, visiting the little park and the community vegetable and fruit gardens. There are 4 lovely museums to visit - pay at the Tourism Info house at the end of the road. The fact...More

Thank AntSomersetWest
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

A scenic walk down the quaint Church Street was a lovely way to walk off our breakfast and take in some history.

Thank Tracigvr
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