Maputo, in Mozambique, is a city that around 1,200,000 people call home.
It’s situated about 370 miles (595 kilometers) from Lesotho, Lesotho and 1000 miles (1609 kilometers) from Cape Town, South Africa.
An iconic religious building, one of the more popular of the many historic sites in the city, is the Maputo Cathedral. Visit the site to learn about its past as well as to study its design.
Praca dos Trabalhadores is a perfect spot to kick back and soak up the unique atmosphere in Maputo. Bring a few friends and turn off your phone, this square is the place to spoil yourself for while.
The Maputo area offers a local botanical garden where you can slow down and relax amongst a large and diverse collection of flora. Allow plenty of time to explore the scientifically significant flora on display.
If you’re interested in Maputo’s natural history, make sure you reserve some time to explore the Museum of Natural History. View the variety of preserved flora and fauna on display while you meander through the museum’s exhibit halls.