Best Tourist Attractions in Mozambique

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Mozambique is Republic of Mozambique is a country located in East Africa. The country is located in the Indian Ocean coastline which makes the country home to many beaches, offshore marine park etc. In addition, some of the Tourist Attractions in Mozambique are the Quirimbas Archipelago. The Archipelago is made up of coral reefs, and mangrove-covered Ibo Island has colonial-era ruins surviving from a period of Portuguese rule.

The Southern African country is a very hot tourist destination in Africa but still the least most visited due to its under-developed nature. It has been experienced bad governance and this has made the naturally rich nation to be among the poorest in the world.


Tourist Attractions in Mozambique

Here are the top Tourist attractions in Mozambique;

1. Gorongosa National Park

tourist Attractions in Mozambique

This is another nice and fun filed nature park in the great rift valley. This Gorongosa National Park is located in the rift valley in Mozambique just like the other African ones within the same region. Furthermore, the park is located in central Mozabique close to the Great rift Valley. The Gorongosa national park is a 4,000 km2 and it is homes to wildlife such as Antelopes, Lions., hippos, leopards, wildebeests and many more.

2. Bazaruto

tourist Attractions in Mozambique

Bazaruto is one of the best tourist attractions because it is an archipelago of 6 islands which are Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magaruque, Bangue and Santa Carolina. The archipelago is home to many wildlife species, reefs and different colored fish. It is one of the best places to go to when you need a quiet day and need some sunburn.

3. Quirimbas Islands

This is chosen because of the nature of the islnd. It is another archipelago os 32 coral reefs islands. Quirimbas islands is situated in Northeastern Mozambique located at the mouth of rivers Rovuma and Pemba.

Looking for a swimming and diving spree, then this is a must go tourist place you should visit in Mozambique.

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4. Island of Mozambique

tourist Attractions in Mozambique

The Island of Mozambique is commonly known as  Ilha de Moçambique. It is among the UNESCO world heritage sites in the world and it has been so since 1991.

In addition,Some of the notable places and structures of this island are Chapel of Nossa Senhora do Baluarte that was built in the 16th century, the Fortress of St Sebastian, and the Palace of São Paulo (also known as Palácio dos Capitães-Generais), which occupies the place where the Portuguese built the Tower of St Gabriel in 1507, the same year when a port and naval base were established. 

5. Inhaca Island

In need of site seeing such as looking at colored fish, reefs, and want to diving. To get to this Inhaca Island, it is a day trip from the Mozambique capital. In this island you can see the old lighthouse, as well as Santa Maria Island, and the Museum of Marine Biology. Another activity of this island is hiking.

6. Maputo

tourist Attractions in Mozambique

We have added the capital of Mozambique which is Maputo.  The capital city is list among the best tourist attractions in Mozambique due to some key structures and monuments.

Maputo boast of the a beautiful railway station from the early 20th century, Botanic Garden of Tunduru, the Cathedral of Maputo (or Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception), Casa do Ferro (Iron House) from the late 19th century by the school of Gustav Eiffel, and Casa Amarela (Yellow House), home to the first colonial government.

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