PLACES TO VISIT IN MOZAMBIQUE

SEASON 2 EPISODE 35

Mozambique is a country rich in cultural heritage which reflects in its food, clothing, languages, art and places.

This Nation is not left out when tourists are choosing a place to spend short and long holidays. Let’s look at some tourist side attractions located in this beautiful Nation.

BAZARUTO ARCHIPELAGO

This is the largest island in Mozambique which is a set of sand islands connected to the Indian Ocean in the middle of Mozambique. The Bazaruto Archipelago is an eye-catching aquamarine location with coral gardens, beach resorts, sand dunes, palm groves.

Bazaruto Archipelago

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The largest island among these islands is the Bazaruto which is an open sandy place and is easily accessed from the largest South African city, Johannesburg.

MAPUTO

This is the Capital city of Mozambique which is located at the inlet of the Indian Ocean. It is an attractive city which is known for its bubbling activities and tall buildings. 

City of Maputo

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It has a national elephant reserve with a great flora and fauna composed of wild animals such as zebras, crocodiles, giraffes can be found with many beautiful lakes.

Elephant Reserve, Maputo

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Another area that can be found in Maputo is the unique Central Train Station which is an amazing architectural structure which has a rail museum station inside of it. It is also a beautiful site for many tourists when they visit Maputo.

Maputo Train Station, Mozambique

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NATIONAL MONEY MUSEUM

The national money museum is a building located in the capital city of Maputo which homes a great collection of historic and modern money samples. There are various types of coins and currency which have been used in Mozambique right from the early ages.

National Money Museum, Mozambique

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The national money museum is a top attraction to tourists as it is placed as one of the best places to visit while in Mozambique when focusing on history.

LIMPOPO NATIONAL PARK

This National Park is bends from the popular Limpopo River that cuts through South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique.

Limpopo National Park

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Limpopo National park is a protected reserve which is home to some of the greatly desired African games having an interesting biological diversity and landscapes. This site is an attraction to lots of tourists who come to sightsee the lions, elephants, waterbucks and many more.

QUIRIMBAS ARCHIPELAGO

The Quirimbas Archipelago just like the Bazaruto Archipelago is a set of islands located in Maputo in the Indian Ocean comprising a total of 32 Islands with major islands like Ibo, Vamizi, Quisiva and Matemo.

Quirimbas Archipelago

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The Quirimbas Archipelago is known for its coral reefs, whales, dolphins, sea cows and also having beautiful beaches, forts, mangroves.

The Quirimbas National Park is made up of some of these islands spilling from the northern mountain plateaux and the Indian Ocean. The African leopards, elephants, crocodiles, coral reefs are some of the park’s attractions.

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

The museum of natural history is an architectural manueline building located at the Capital city of Maputo. which is home to a taxidermy of natural history comprising plants and animals such as rhinoceros, hippopotamus, lions, giraffes.

Natural History Museum, Mozambique

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This location is a charming structure of taxidermy of natural history surrounded by rich gardens, animals, exhibitions, local mural paintings, ancient fossils, elephant foetuses embalmed, body parts of animals such as giraffes, hippopotamus, lions, rhinoceros. 

NIASSA RESERVE

The Niassa reserve is considered as the largest conservation reserve found in Mozambique which is a series of interconnected reserves. The Niassa reserve is drawn from the meanders of the Ruvuma River in northern Mozambique cutting into the Tanzania Selous Game Reserve.

Niassa Reserve, Mozambique

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The Niassa reserve is one of breathtaking international conservation areas in the world with a great biological diversity such as lions, elephants, leopards, hyenas and wild dogs among others.

There are safaris conducted for tourists to visit and witness this natural area.

Indeed, Mozambique is an amazing to spend time alone or with your family and friends.


Written and edited by Ebenezer Oladokun

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