Mozambique

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Mozambique - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Gorongosa National Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    On the floor of The Great Rift Valley, Gorongosa National Park was once one of Africa’s crowning glories, where thousands of plains game followed...Read More

  • 2. Ibo Island, Cabo Delgado Province

    Island

    A nominated UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Quirimbas’ historic Ibo Island is fast becoming top of the pops with international travelers seeking...Read More

  • 3. Ilha de Mozambique, Nampula Province

    Island

    Ilha ( ilia ) de Mozambique, the former colonial Portuguese capital in Nampula province, is a small coral island that was the most important...Read More

  • 4. Casa de Ferro

    Building/Architectural Site

    Look out for the improbable 1892 "Iron House," one of Maputo's two edifices designed by Gustave Eiffel of Eiffel Tower fame—the other is the...Read More

  • 5. Fortaleza da Nossa Senhora da Conceição

    Military Site

    Though it's on not-so-scenic grounds and is not very well-maintained, this historic late 18th-century Portuguese fort, with its stout stone...Read More

  • 6. Maputo Railway Station

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    Designed by Monsieur Gustave Eiffel of Eiffel Tower fame, Maputo Railway Station's vaulted roofs, hand-carved doors, broad, curving platforms...Read More

  • 7. Maputo Se (Cathedral)

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Dedicated to Nossa Senhora da Conceição (Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception), the gleaming white Art Deco Roman Catholic cathedral in Independence...Read More

  • 8. National Art Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    A small but good collection of paintings and sculptures by some of Mozambique’s most famous artists is on display here, including several large...Read More

  • 9. Tunduru Botanical Gardens

    Garden/Arboretum

    Designed in 1885 by Thomas Honney, who also designed gardens for the King of Greece and the Sultan of Turkey, these gardens, although somewhat...Read More

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