Mozambique Historical Landmarks

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Mozambique Historical Landmarks

Learn more about the historical side of Mozambique

Mozambique is not only a tropical paradise, but is also rich in history. Beautiful monuments from as far back as the 1500's with fascinating architecture still stand today to tell many interesting stories. Vasco da Gamma changed the face of Mozambique when he came ashore in Mozambique during his first voyage in 1498, where he eventually gained control over Mozambique so that he could ultimately colonize the country. Read about other natural features and huge man made projects that make Mozambique one of the most interesting countries in Africa.

Click on the links below for more information on popular monuments and landmarks that still exist in Mozambique to this date (towns listed from A-Z):

Beira Historical Landmarks

"The ship graveyard", Macuti lighthouse, The Cathedral of Beira & Ruins of the Fort in Sofala, The Grande Hotel Beira

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Cahora Bassa Dam Historical Landmarks

The Cahora Bassa Dam is fed by the iconic Zambezi River and is the 2nd largest hydroelectric dam in Africa and the 5th...

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Chimoio Historical Landmarks

About 4km north east of Chimoio is a renowned rock formation which appears to have a side profile of an old ...

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Chokwe Historical Landmarks

If you take a drive 26km north to Chirrunduo, you will cross a dam wall which goes over the famous Limpopo River. Visitors must be ...

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Gurue Historical Landmarks

Gurue is located at the base of Mount Namuli which is Mozambique's 2nd highest mountain - 2419m above sea level. Visitors can...

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Inhambane Historical Landmarks

Cathedral of Our Lady of Conception in Inhambane, The Governors Palace / House in Inhambane, The Railway Station in Inhambane, The Old Mosque in Inhambane, Inhambane's Harbour & Dhows in Inhambane, The Inhambane Museum in Inhambane

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Inharrime Historical Landmarks

La Mosquée d'Inharrime - There is a mosque with beautiful architecture in Inharrime

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Island of Mozambique Historical Landmarks

Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte, The Governor's Place, Explore the rich History in the island of Mozambique and More Historical sites and landmarks in Island of Mozambique...

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Manica Historical Landmarks

Pine Forest and Manica Mountain - Mountains and beautiful tall pine forests surround Manica - A picturesque but...

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Maputo Historical Landmarks

Maputo Catholic Cathedral in Maputo, The Central Railway Station in Maputo, City Hall in Maputo, The Museum of the Revolution in Maputo, Jardim Tunduru in Maputo, The Iron House in Maputo, Xefina Island - an island used as a jail in the colonial days

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Mocuba Historical Landmarks

Rio (River) Licungo, Rio Ligonha Mountain, Mount Mabu, Mocuba City Hall / Cathedral

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Montepuez Historical Landmarks

Montepuez Chapel, Mount Curripo - Montepuez

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Nacala Historical Landmarks

Nacala Port & Harbour, Nacala Cathedral

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Nampula Historical Landmarks

Nampula Cathedral de Nosa Senhora da Conceicao, Nampula Inselberg Mountains

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Pemba Historical Landmarks

Nacole Baobab, Slave Trade Fort at Ponta Romero Lighthouse, Paquitequete - 1km after Ponta Romero Light house

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Pomene Historical Landmarks

Old Pomene Hotel Ruins - Ruins of the once vibrant and popular Pomene Hotel still remain in Ponta False

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Quelimane Historical Landmarks

Coconut Plantation, Quelimane Catholic Church and old Waterfront Church

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Quirimba Islands Historical Landmarks

The Quirimba Archipelago islands consist of 32 exotic islands that feature historical landmarks and ruins from the colonial days / mid 1900's ...

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Tete Historical Landmarks

Tete's Suspsension Bridge, Indigenous Baobab Trees near Tete

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Zavora Historical Landmarks

Scuba Diving off Zavora Beach (Shipwreck), Zavora Lighthouse

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