is an area of Cape Town
, South Africa
formerly known as the Malay Quarter
. It is quintessentially a Township, situated on the slopes of Signal Hill
above the city centre and is an historical centre of Cape Malay
culture in Cape Town. The Nurul Islam Mosque
, established in 1844, is located in the area.
Bo-Kaap is traditionally a multicultural area, rich in history and situated on the slopes of Signal Hill. The area is known for its romantic cobble stoned streets.