Maputo Hotels Holiday Resorts

Maputo Hotels Accommodation - Formerly the famed Lorenco Marques, Maputo is an enchanting city of wide Acacia and Jacaranda lined avenues and tall buildings overlooking the bay and the Indian Ocean. It has a relaxed pace and friendly atmosphere with many pavement cafes dotted through out the city. One of the

Maputo city’s

more fascinating features is a remarkable wealth of architecture making it one of the most unique and beautiful cities in Africa.

Maputo is organised on a grid system making it easy to find your way around to the

Maputo Hotel Accommodation

. The best way to see the city is by car or minibus and can be organised by most of the Maputo Hotels, they can also furnish you with a map and information.

How to get to Maputo
- By Plane, all flights arrive at Mavelane International Airport. Pick ups can be arranged by hotels you area staying at and there are taxis available to take you to the city, +/- 15 minutes away. By Car Maputo is accessible by tar road from Komatipoort (SA) 100km & Swaziland 60km. There are also buses daily from Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban.

Things to see in Maputo
The Cathedral Built - in 1944 this unusual building is in the shape of a cross.
Municipal Council - The grandeur of Portuguese colonial days is exhibited in this neo classical building.
Samora Machel Statue - A bronze statue of the first president standing at Tunduru Gardens entrance.
Tunduru Gardens Designed in 1885 they provide a welcome shady respite from the city streets.
Iron House - A unique prefabricated building made of steel erected in 1892, designed by Eiffel.
Railway Station - Designed by Eiffel in 1910, it will take you back to the romantic age of rail travel.
The Fortress - One of Maputo’s oldest buildings is currently a military museum.
Heros Square - Amazing mural of the struggle for independence.
The Margina - Palm fringed coast road leading to the fishing village.
Museums - Natural History, Geological, Revolution, Money, Art, something for everyone!
Markets Arts and Crafts (Saturdays only), Central for everything, Xipamanine for traditional medicine.

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