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Chapel Of Nossa Senhora De Baluarte

In the shadow of the São Sebastião fort on the island’s northern tip is the Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte, built in 1522 and considered to be the oldest European building in the southern hemisphere. Built by Portuguese sailors en route to India, the chapel was partly restored in 1996. Architecturally it ranks as late Gothic, a style known in

Goa Island

This tiny island (known locally as Watólofu) is about 5km east of Mozambique Island. It has a lighthouse that was built during the 1870s, and is today run by a lighthouse keeper and his family, who have lived on Goa for more than 20 years. The lighthouse is now solar powered and according to the keeper the batteries give out

Museu De Arte Sacra

Containing religious ornaments, paintings and carvings, this museum is housed in the former hospital of the Holy House of Mercy, a religious guild that assisted the poor and sick in several Portuguese colonies from the early 1500s onwards. This museum is attached to São Paulo palace and entry is included in your São Paulo palace ticket and you'll get the same

Sao Paulo Palace

This imposing terracotta edifice – the former governor’s residence and now a museum – dates from 1610. The interior hosts the recently refurbished Museu de Artes Decorativas, which gives a remarkable glimpse of what upper-class life must have been like during the island’s 18th-century heyday. In addition to household items from Portugal, Arabia, India and China, there are many pieces

Lake Urema

In Gorongosa National Park, Lake Urema is located in the middle of the valley, about three-quarters of the way down from the Park's northern boundary. The Muaredzi River, flowing from the Cheringoma Plateau, deposits sediments near the outlet of the lake slowing its drainage. This "plug" causes the Urema River to greatly expand in the rainy season. Water that makes


Mozambique beaches are quite stunning below the water as they are above. There are very few destinations in Africa with laid back natural, dreamy white sand beaches with a diverse variety of marine life as it is with Mozambique. Surprising about this place is that it doesn’t necessitate you to be a skilled diver to enjoy this amazing marine life.

Banhine National Park

Banhine National Park is a protected area in northern Gaza Province, Mozambique. The park was established on 26 June 1973. In 2013 the limits of Park were updated to better reflect the realities on the ground, particularly the human presence in the area. 18 species of fish have been found in the park.  The park is home to endangered wattled cranes

Zinave National Park

The Zinave National Park is a protected area in Mabote District of Inhambane Province. Having been declared a protected area in 1972. The park is an integral part of the Mozambican component of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area. It will sustain and restore the landscape dynamics of the larger ecosystem and enhance ecological connectivity through the establishment of a

Ilha De

Ilha de Mocambique is the old capital of Portuguese East Africa and it has many beautiful colonial buildings which are protected by the island's World Heritage site status, there is a palpable sense of faded glory here. This stunning little island, roughly 3km long and no more than 500m wide, has been linked to the mainland via a narrow road

Azura Benguerra Island

Azura Benguerra, the first eco-friendly resort in Mozambique, was hand-built by the local community and is operated in partnership with it.Imagine an unspoilt island within a Marine National Park, deserted beaches of pure white sand that extend for miles, sparkling turquoise seas criss-crossed by local dhows plying their trade, sunny days and star-studded nights. This is the enchanting island escape