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Katutura Township

Windhoek, Namibia
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3-Hour Windhoek City and Township Cultural Tour
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Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I ended up there around noon, when the market was forming and lot of people where coming from the areas; expensive cars were parked outside as if it was not just a street-type of market. We looked around and shortly our hands...More

Thank Youssouf T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My travel group has visited Katutura for the past six years. It doesn't change. It's a sad place where alcoholism and drug use have ravaged families. Although the city has improved conditions recently (installed a new clean water system), the cycle of poverty continues in...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you love meat and i mean MEAT, you should visit the "single quarters" in Katutura, almost everyone in Windhoek knows where it is! Chopped up steaks like never before (kapana). Do note that it isn't that safe to go there alone if you're a...More

Thank Louis M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is the real African Windhoek. Klein Windhoek, Olympia, or Eros are the districts where the Europeans live. Not a question of apartheid anymore, just a question of tribal union and Financial capability. If you wish to see Africa living in a safe place, this...More

Thank TanitNimes_France
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing ... I cannot dream of so much meat in one place. It is prepared right there and then and it tastes great. It is a place where the locals hang around and since no drinks are allowed it makes it a...More

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A township experience which can be taken without too much risk. This was the real Namibia away form the clean streets of w Windhoek

Thank Afrotraveller75
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We spent a couple of hours visiting the shops and my husband bought hand made Koodo shoes Very interesting market

Thank Joannehelm
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Katutura (literally "The Place Where People Don't Want To Live") is the largest black neighborhood in Windhoek. Originally forced to resettle there during South Africa's occupation of Namibia (formerly "South West Africa"), various indigenous blacks -- Nama, Herero, Basters, Owambo -- call this part of...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I visited this township through an organized tour. Katutura shows a different side of Windhoek. It was quite a cultural experience.

Thank Lance_Kerwin
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I had a blast going to Katutura Township. I went there with Kato Tours Bike Ride, and the bike ride turned the experience even more fantastic. Good food, great flavour. Do not expect fancy restaurant. Its a cultural experience.

Thank Maurício M
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Moraia T
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Response from hendrina2016 | Reviewed this property |
I live in the area. Even if you are driving your own car it is ok, as long as you don't have any valuables in sight.