Greenmarket Square, CBD, Cape Town: Shopping Review


Greenmarket Square
Between Shortmarket and Longmarket Streets, CBD, Cape Town | Map

Specialty: Clothes, music and African curios almost any day of the week (Monday-Saturday)
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SA Blog recommends a look? Possibly

Further Insight & Opinion
Formerly the site of a slave market, Greenmarket Square is now a good place to find African curios (make sure to sniff it!), clothes, bric-a-brac and other souvenirs.

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The cobblestone streets are worth tottering over, and the bordering Old Town House art museum (built in the late 1700s), restaurants, cafes, hotels and other shops merit a look inside. There are a number of lively dancers and musical acts to watch (for a small price!) while you rest and have a cup of coffee.

This outdoor market is essentially a daily, scaled-down version of the one that takes place at Green Point Stadium on Sundays.