Inhambane attractions

Cathedral in Inhambane

New Cathedral

The attractive new cathedral – named Nossa Senhora de Conceição, just like its predecessor next door – rises up just north of the jetty. Its distinctive red roof dominates the skyline and is clearly visible across t…
Cathedral in Inhambane

Cathedral of Nossa Senhora de Conceição

The beautiful old Cathedral of Nossa Senhora de Conceição, dating from the late 18th century, is just northwest of the jetty. It is no longer used for services, and it is not possible to go inside, although the exte…
Museum in Inhambane


This tiny museum near the unmissable new mosque is well worth a stop. Its displays include collections of traditional musical instruments, clothing and household items from the surrounding area, with some captions i…
Mosque in Inhambane

New Mosque

The new mosque is at the northeasternmost end of the waterfront road and is an easy walk from the ferry jetty.
Mosque in Inhambane

Old Mosque

Along the northern end of the waterfront road is Inhambane's attractive 'Old Mosque', dating to 1840.
Market in Inhambane


Inhambane’s colourful market is at its best in the early morning.
Landmark in Inhambane

Governor's Mansion

A useful landmark.