Greenmarket Square

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Top 2% of attractions in Cape Town
7 / 10

6 expert reviews

“Note the magnificent buildings all around the square with Art Deco and Art Nouveau façades.”

– Michelin Guide

Lonely Planet
"Hosts a lively and colourful crafts and souvenir market daily." Full review
Fodor's
"For more than a century this cobbled square served as a forum for public announcements, including the 1834 declaration abolishing slavery." Full review
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The outdoor market sells predominantly African crafts from around the continent.
Afar Magazine
"This little market is full of treasures (and a few tourist souvenirs)" Full review
Travel + Leisure
"If you're looking to stock up on some cheap souvenirs—ostrich eggs, beaded giraffes, and printed fabrics—this is the place to go. Just make sure you bring your bargaining skills." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler
"This lively market is more about ambience than quality goods, but you might surprise yourself with a few purchases" Full review

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