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Old Town Tulbagh

Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality, South Africa
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Historic, well- preserved small town.

90 minutes scenic drive north of Cape Town, Tulbagh has many fine examples of Cape Dutch houses... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan S
,
Table View, South Africa
via mobile
A walk back in time.

A walk along Church Street is quite an experience as each of these well- maintained buildings has a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jilldutoit
,
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

90 minutes scenic drive north of Cape Town, Tulbagh has many fine examples of Cape Dutch houses from the 18th and 19th century, plus a collection of winefarms and fine restaurants.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A walk along Church Street is quite an experience as each of these well- maintained buildings has a story to tell. So many of them bear the plaque indicating their National Heritage status and Tulbagh can be justifiably proud of its Cape Dutch roots.

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a little bit of history and culture - architecture and as well of great restaurants, shops and museums

Thank Calidustin
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

In case you like to see and visit the original and old Afrikaan village you must see Tulbagh. A street full with original cottages in the Dutch style. Built around 1800. Very well renovated refurbished in the original style. Some are private others are open...More

2  Thank krijger195
Reviewed 17 April 2017

What an amazing place in the middle of high mountains. Certainly worth a visit. Informative museums and cafes to die for. Do go!

Thank jlt665
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The old Cape Dutch architecture is so appealing and the coffe shops and restaurants are quaint and unique. This is such a beautiful example of an old town that is well maintained and welcoming to its visitors. Even if you are not able to stop...More

2  Thank Gilly-bean0779
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit Tulbagh as we've never been to this part of the world before and we were not disappointed. The main road Kerk/Church Street is steeped in history and character. First pop into the Information Centre to buy tickets to visit the old...More

Thank Fran L
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

In addition to visiting the Oude Kerk take some time in the Old Town. After the earthquake the buildings have been beautifully restored and maintained and the small museum gives an. Indication of what life was like in the late 19 and early 20th century

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Tulbagh - old small town not far from Cape Town is real hidden gemstone. The trip from Cape Town brings you to mountains with breathtaking views and than you enter Swartland. Region with heritage. Tulbagh - old town with historical buildings was destroyed by earthquake...More

Thank PoohPrague
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Another lovely place in the western cape country side. None of those busy tourist places like in the winelands. Easy going life in the streets, quite a few good restaurants. However not worth a journey on itself.

Thank rajang
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