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Vacations and Sightseeing

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Official languagePortuguese
Area801.590 kmĀ²
Population32,748,623  (2021)
Currencynew metical  (MZN)

Vacations and Sightseeing

The capital Maputo is a lively and cosmopolitan city full of cafés and jazz venues. One of Maputo's most famous buildings is the railway station designed by an associate of the famous French engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. The National Museum shows a wonderful collection of Mozambican art. The Jumma Masjid Mosque, one of the largest in the country, attracts tourists due to the unique architecture of the building. The beautiful botanical garden is called Jardim Tunduru and is an excellent place to spend some free time. The pristine beaches of Catembe and Ponta d'Ouro are known for their diving and surfing opportunities. Other places of interest in Maputo include the National Archives and the market.

The Quirimba Archipelago consists of 32 coral islands off the coast of northern Mozambique. These islands are only visited by a handful of guests. There are low coral cliffs and white sandy beaches dotted with shells. You will find butterflies, tropical flowers, monkeys and birds. Apart from local fishermen, there are no people to be seen. The underwater life is rich with fish, more than 375 species can be seen.


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Last updated June 2024
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