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Maputo Destination Guide

Delve into Maputo in Mozambique

Maputo in the region of Nampula is located in Mozambique and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Maputo

Local time in Maputo is now 09:21 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maputo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Moroni, Fomboni, Saua-Saua, Quirevamuro, and Quelimane. While being here, you might want to check out Moroni . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Maputo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Joao Baptista - Isla do Ibo, Mozambique - Agosto 2010

0:46 min by Alberto Sordi
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A proposito di incontri fortuiti... Joao Baptista, "memoria storica" di Ibo, 84 anni e un sacco di Storia vissuta :-) ..

Crusse Island Mozambique

0:38 min by VisionVaultSA
Views: 23 Rating: 0.00

The beautiful, uninhabited Island of Crusse just off the coast of Mozambique ..


Crusse Island Mozambique

1:29 min by VisionVaultSA
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The beautiful, uninhabited Crusse Island just off the coast of Mozambique ..

Crusse Island Mozambique

0:34 min by VisionVaultSA
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The beautiful, Crusse Island just off the coast of Mozambique ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Mossuril District

Mossuril District is a district of Nampula Province in north-eastern Mozambique. The principal town is Mossuril.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -14.97 40.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Districts of Mozambique, Nampula Province

Lumbo

Lumbo is a port on the northeast Indian Ocean coast of Mozambique. It is served by a branch of the main northern line of the national Mozambique railway system which also serves the bigger port of Nacala to the north.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.01 40.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in Mozambique

Fort São Sebastião

The Fort of São Sebastião on the Island of Mozambique is the oldest complete fort still standing in sub-Saharan Africa. Constructions by the Portuguese began in 1558 and it took about 50 years to complete. Immediately beyond the fort is the recently restored Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte, built in 1522 which is considered to be the oldest European building in the southern hemisphere. It is also one of the best examples of Manueline vaulted architecture in Mozambique.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.03 40.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 16th-century architecture, Forts in Mozambique, Maritime history of Portugal, Portuguese forts

Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte

The Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte is located on the most eastern tip of the Island of Mozambique which sits of the coast of Mozambique in Africa. The Chapel is situated outside the Fort São Sebastião from which it can be reached through a gate. Built by the Portuguese in 1522, the chapel is considered to be the oldest European building in the southern hemisphere. It is also considered to be one of the finest examples of Manueline vaulted architecture in Mozambique.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.03 40.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1522, Buildings and structures in Mozambique

Island of Mozambique

The Island of Mozambique (Portuguese: Ilha de Moçambique) lies off northern Mozambique, between the Mozambique Channel and Mossuril Bay, and is part of Nampula Province. Prior to 1898, it was the capital of colonial Portuguese East Africa. With its rich history and sandy beaches, the Island of Mozambique is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Mozambique's fastest growing tourist destinations.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.04 40.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Islands of Mozambique, Nampula Province, Swahili city-states, World Heritage Sites in Mozambique