You don't need to be full of local knowledge to have a great time in Maputo, but you should have an idea about a few essential facts before you head off.
This city is the national capital of Mozambique.
With plenty of things to see and do in this part of Mozambique, it's easy to see why 1,200,000 people choose to call it home.
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Whether you're the type who enjoys taking the road less traveled or you're more inspired by those renowned sights, you'll find the perfect place to stay in Maputo. Mozambique's bewitching capital offers no less than 25 properties to choose from.
The buzz and excitement of roaming a completely new place will never get old. Once you've touched down at Maputo International Airport (MPM), the heart of Maputo will be only 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the northeast from here.
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Bring along the kids to check out Museum of Natural History, where they're guaranteed to be inspired by the range of exhibits. Want more options? Maputo Cathedral is a Christian place of worship well worth visiting if you're nearby. Exploring the interior, however, may require prior bookings. But that's not all there is. Maputo City Hall will definitely be of interest to visitors eager to learn about local history. This government building is well worth seeing.
If you are at a loss for things to see in the wider Maputo area, you certainly won't come up short! Praia do Bilene, just 60 miles (97 kilometers) away, features some great options which are bound to keep your busy. Uembje Lagoon and Bilene Lagoon and Turtle Cliff are our favorites in this area. Make a whole day of it and get to all of them!
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This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Guests will appreciate freebies like full breakfast and free self parking.
A nightclub, 6 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this traditional hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.
This hotel features 2 bars/lounges, a poolside bar, and a restaurant. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities and in-room childcare. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.
A full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the indoor pool and free perks like English breakfast and free self parking.
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