Blantyre attractions

Church in Blantyre

St Michael and All Angels Church

This magnificent red-brick Church of Central Africa Presbyterian building was preceded by a simpler structure, built by Scottish missionary Reverend DC Scott in 1882. In 1888 the missionaries started work on a new, …
Museum in Blantyre

Museum of Malawi

Malawi’s interesting national museum has a few gems, including a royal ceremonial stool dating from the 16th century and a display on Gule Wamkulu dances. The museum is between central Blantyre and Limbe, accessed f…
Brewery in Blantyre

Carlsberg Brewery

Thanks to a Danish foreign minister who visited Malawi during the independence celebrations in 1966 and wasn't too impressed by the beer available, a Carlsberg brewery was established here. Beerophiles should book i…
Historic Building in Blantyre

Mandala House

This is the oldest building in Malawi, built in 1882 as a home for the managers of the African Lakes Corporation. It’s a quietly grand colonial house, encased in wraparound verandas and set in lovely gardens. Inside…
Library in Blantyre

Society of Malawi Library & Archive

This library in the historic Mandala House contains a vast number of journals, books and photographs, some dating as far back as the 19th century. You could easily while away an afternoon perusing old volumes on pol…
Church in Blantyre

St Paul's Cathedral

Anglican cathedral.
Hindu Site in Blantyre

Shree Hindu Temple

A place of worship for Blantyre's large Indian community.
Notable Building in Blantyre

Reserve Bank Building

A landmark in central Blantyre.