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Windhoek, Namibia
+264 81 244 9835
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

It's just a drive in another African township, with poverty written all over, nothing in particular to do or place to visit. Typically a none white camp, sad to drive through and but it's the reality of nine whites in Africa.

Thank GarySib
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is the cathedral of BBQ meat and eating. You will always leave wanting to come back. Its one of the biggest equalizers in Windhoek as people from different backgrounds converge for the agenda of meat

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

We went there on our own, local taxi for 10 NAD per person one way. We spent about an hour wandering around the market, which looked interesting and authentic. Recommended

2  Thank 70ava
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We had a most informative 5-hour private tour of Katutura Township on our second day in Namibia. Our Namibian guide was a well-educated young man who explained much about Namibia, as will as showing us the township and explaining its expansion. He explained how the...More

5  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 18 June 2018

What a good vibe happening in katatura. Good people, good food. Meeting different people.I would go back.

1  Thank lndongeni
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The City of Windhoek consists of so much more than most visitors realize. With enough time in Windhoek, the city's full history can be properly understood. Check with some locals and ask about the best time and locations to visit in Katatura. Other than the...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The kapana is the best thing I have ever tasted....that's all you should ever go to that area for. Had a gun held to my head and my phone & wallet stolen. The police are absolutely useless and took no interest at all. It's apparently...More

2  Thank Nuttire
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Great to drive through and see how industrious the locals are in running many small businesses often many of the same right next to each other. It generally forms part of the half day City Tour.

1  Thank mel272014
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had a very interesting tour through Windhoek and Katatura Market. I enjoyed the taste of Africa- still do so at home with the delicious spices I took home. 🤗Take care everybody!

2  Thank Tania P
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Definitely worth seeing how people live! Huge township and always humbling to see how people live. Stop at the market too to see food made and bought!

1  Thank Nadia A
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Response from hendrina2016 | Reviewed this property |
I live in the area. Even if you are driving your own car it is ok, as long as you don't have any valuables in sight.