Zimbabwe is a country of natural wonders with many historical ruins and monuments. Zimbabwe’s tourist destinations are diverse and unique attracting all kinds of tourists from different parts of the globe.
Zimbabwe is a diverse country full of natural wonders. Zimbabwe basically means the “great house of stone”. Zimbabwe tourist destinations come with a huge variety of activities. Zimbabwe as a country has a lot to offer to its visitors at large.
Harare is the commercial capital of Zimbabwe. It is a culturally vibrant and cosmopolitan place. Some of the popular attractions of Harare are; the National Gallery, Queen Victoria Museum, the busy Mbane Musika market, Botanical Garden, and Chapungu Kraal which is the traditional village. Harare is one of the major Zimbabwe tourist destinations.
Victoria Falls National Park is located on the east and south bank of the Zambezi River. It is one of the most popular falls in the world. This park features a rainforest with ferns, palms, and liana vines. It is also home to many species of animals like the white rhino, elephants, cape buffalo, and hippopotamus. Victoria Falls is among the most important Zimbabwe tourist destinations visited by many tourists.
Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe. The main attractions of this place are the good Railway museum which features a passenger coach dating back to 1904 and the National Museum.
Mount Nyangani, located at Nyanga National Park is Zimbabwe’s highest peak and is 8504 feet in height. It has many beautiful rivers and waterfalls which are the major attractions of this site. Some of the popular activities at this spot are rock climbing and mountain hiking.
Naletale Ruins found near Matabeleland display monuments made of stone masonry. Matobo National Park at Bulawayo is home to the famous Matobo hills and the Lake Matopos Recreational Park. It has different species of animals such as the rhinoceros, leopard, and sable antelope.
The Bvumba Mountains are situated at the border of Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The Bvumba Mountains are one of the most famous Zimbabwe tourist destinations. It has a casino, a golf course, and a botanical garden.
Khami Ruins is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Zimbabwe. These ruins can be traced back to 13th century A.D. It is known for its stone walls and hut platforms.
Dhlo Dhlo Ruins found near Gweru consists of a town that dates back to the 17th and 18th centuries. Here you will find houses made of wood-reinforced mud.
The food of Zimbabwe comes in different shades of color and flavor. Some of the popular dishes of Zimbabwe are; Sadza (porridge prepared from cornmeal and water), Nhedzi Soup, Bota, Whawha, Chibuku, and Mazoe.
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