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Where to go when visiting Luanda?

Luanda is the Capital City of Angola and is the Country’s largest city that has the third-highest population of Portuguese speaking residents in the World. Luanda is situated on the Atlantic coastline, and the City has a very important Port. Book your flight to Luanda with Kenya Airways

An Overview & Informative Guide To Luanda

The City was founded in the 1570’s and is consistently being developed and reconstructed. The climate in Luanda is warm and dry, and a third of Angola’s population lives in this City. Nearly 3 million people call Luanda home.

What You Need To Know About Luanda

There are a few important things to take note of when traveling to Luanda:

  1. Luanda is best visited in the cooler winter months between April and September.
  2. A Visa is required to visit the Capital City of Angola, Luanda. Check the latest Angola visa requirements.
  3. Depending on what time of year you are traveling to Luanda will influence what you need to pack. Generally, summer clothes, something warmer for early mornings and evenings; sunscreen, forms of identification and a camera should be taken with.
  4. When entering the country of Angola, you must have all your vaccinations up to date and should have been vaccinated against Yellow Fever. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit.

Transport & How To Get Around Luanda?

Quatro de Fevereiro is Luanda’s main airport and the largest in Angola. Plans and development are still underway for developing a new airport. It is best to have your own vehicle or arrange a form of transport/rental car from your booking or travel agent when visiting Luanda.

Attractions and Places to Visit In Luanda

Luanda, formerly named São Paulo da Assunção de Loanda, is the capital city of Angola, and the country's most populous and important city, primary port and major industrial, cultural and urban center. It is located on the coast of Angola with the Atlantic Ocean. Only gaining independence in 1974, it is the world's third most populous Portuguese-speaking city. Thus it has a very continental, warm and inviting ambiance.

With forts, churches and many religious monuments prominent throughout Luanda. Beautiful beaches, amazing food and fantastic nightlife are another major attraction. The City is going through major constructional changes repairing much of the damage done during the Civil War, once done Luanda will be close to the top of every ones travel lists.

Where to Go when Visiting Luanda?

Luanda has a range of enthralling views sights and landmarks. From Historical Forts such a Fortaleza de São Miguel to magnificent Churches such as Igreja Nossa Senhora, it as something to keep you busy for the duration of your trip. Other entertaining sights include; Miradouro da Lua, which has amazing natural geological structures and expansive views or take a 4x4 drive to Ship's Cemetery (Graveyard), for a photographic field day.

Ten minutes on a boat takes you to a quaint island, where you can spend the day swimming, sunbathing or having BBQ lunch/dinner of fresh fish. If you go further into the island, you can experience the local culture. Or for a fresh breath of air experience visit Avenida 4 de Fevereiro with Jogging Paths & Tracks, Biking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities it’s wonderful for the whole family. Being a coastal town the beaches are a highlight one of the best is. Cabo Ledo, well known as a surfers beach, the landscape it’s beautiful, calm, has clean sand and great restaurants, mainly the "Carpe Diem". Another notable beach is Sagano, a quiet secluded beach surrounded by wonderful restaurants. Luanda also has a wonderful diving program for you to explore the surrounding oceans. For your shopping visit the first shopping mall built in Luanda Belas shopping mall.

king trails through the adjacent nature reserve. If you are in Lilongwe this is a must-visit. There are a variety of African animals to see and get up close and personal with.

Other places to see and visit in Lilongwe are:

  • Gems & Jewellery Lanka
  • Kumbali Cultural Village
  • Parliamentary Buildings
  • World War I Memorial
  • Old Town Mall
  • Vision Gaming
  • National Herbarium & Malawian Botanical Gardens
  • Nkhoma Mountain
  • Maula Cathedral

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