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Address: Windhoek, Namibia
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Good Meat

A very nice township eatery. Lots of meat and cooked to perfection. I love beef so that was just for me!!!

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Thembie2016
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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Zaragoza, Spain
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175 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Even if you are not a fan of beef, the one you can have in a Katatura market is really delicious! The salad was a bit spicy for me, though. Visit with a local person so that you can really go around and learn as much as possible. The township is impressive, so clean and organized. Not what you could... More 

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Bern
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

It's much safer to visit katatura than any townsip in south africa. You can even go on your own by taxi. Ask your driver to take you to the single quarters market, which is located in the heart of katutura and safe to visit (20$ per person). It's a market where you can buy shoes made of game leather and... More 

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Benoni
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Friendly is not the word to describe the people of Katutura. ...they humble acommodative and down to earth. Cleanliness is close to Godliness.

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Thank 766zendab
Harare, Zimbabwe
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A very nice township eatery. Lots of meat and cooked to perfection. I love beef so that was just for me!!!

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Thank Thembie2016
Kent, United Kingdom
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395 reviews
235 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our guide would not let us out of the minibus - and told us to take photos discreetly. Would we like it if tourists came around looking at our houses? I am not sure why travel agencies include such tours in their itinerary. Unless you meet local people on a truly equal footing, how can you understand their culture? there... More 

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Thank Pippa65
Preston, United Kingdom
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812 reviews
393 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were taken here by our guide and moved by the contrast with other parts of the city. We were surprised by the number of car washes and barbers shops. The shanty buildings are fine for the normal dry weather, but one fears for the effects of a storm.

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Thank djpend
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73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

As a tourist it is important that one not only cost the historical side of a city but also what and how the people live in a city. As Katatura host all different cultures of Namibia, and they have each their own way, it is a must to drive through. Also visit a market or two.

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Thank Werner S
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

You haven't really seen Windhoek if you haven't been to Katatura. It holds a lot of history and is a vibrant part of the city. I've only gone with friends, but would recommend a guide to show you the different areas. Go to a shabeen eat some good kapana and enjoy!

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1 Thank Rashon L
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A visit to Katutura shows you an important part of Windhoek spirit. It was the only township we visited, although there are probably many others that unfortunately we didn't have time to see. If you're a tourist, I advise you to go with a local guide. It's easier to be understood and to walk around safely. Our guide showed us... More 

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1 Thank Teresa L
Windhoek, Namibia
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting windoek without checking out Katutura? You won't have a story to tell. Come and experience Kapana in single quarter open market. Here you'll find all in one. You can buy your traditional food to take with home or just buy to taste. Come with a local person and enjoy. Or maybe just call me do i can help you... More 

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