The capital city of Mozambique and financial hub of the country is Maputo. By far the largest city in Mozambique, this bustling port is home to almost two million residents. Known as “the city of Acacias” due to the large amounts of the trees found in this region, it is rich in Portuguese infrastructure and charm. Maputo boasts great city beaches and small islands to explore.
Activities in Maputo include going on a “hop on hop off” train that stops at the main attractions in the city and is a two hour ride. Going to the Natural History museum is a highlight if you want to obtain a better understanding of Mozambican culture. The Old Portuguese Fort is also a place worth visiting if you enjoy history, it is a popular landmark amongst tourists due to its striking architecture. If you enjoy fishing then there are many excursions and charters on offer, there are options available at the port and if you speak to locals. Restaurants with the finest of seafood delicacies also dominate the city, with Portuguese spices and flare, it’s cuisine that will make seafood lovers mouths water.
Maputo has many attractions on offer so let Ashanti Travel Online arrange your trip to this outstanding African capital.