Walk the bustling Bo-Kaap

  • Posted: Jul 10, 2011

Walk the bustling Bo-Kaap - 28 July

Faried Basier, of Iziko Museums, conducts one of his popular walkabouts of the Bo-Kaap area on Saturday, 28 July from 09:30-12:30. Presented as part of Iziko's Winter Public Programme, the walkabout focuses on architecture, including the oldest mosque, as well as noteworthy sites such as the first house and farmhouse in Bo-Kaap, Schotscheskloof Flats and the Tana Baru, the Cape's oldest Muslim graveyard and final resting place of some of the founders of the Cape's Islamic community.

The tour includes a delectable Malay lunch and a documentary screening on the Malay Diaspora. Comfy shoes should be worn.

The tour costs R100, including lunch. Numbers are limited and early booking is essential. Call Wandile on 021 481 3804 or 083 335 6461 or email publicprogs@iziko.org.za.

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