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African in Lichinga

Restaurant 2+1

You could easily miss the entrance to this hotel-restaurant, which doesn't promise much from outside. Inside it's a different story, at least when your food arrives and you've been savvy enough to order the chambo. …
Cafe in Lichinga

Padaria Mária

With an unpromising location slap bang next to a petrol station, this is nonetheless the best place in town for a decent cup of coffee and a fresh pastry.
Fast Food in Lichinga

Sarifo's Net Cafe

There are better places to eat in Lichinga, but Sarifo's is an OK appetite quencher if you're in a hurry or on a tight budget. As well as pizzas, it does burgers and the default Mozambican chicken. There's a coffee …
Historic Building in Lichinga

Provincial Government Buildings

The government offices overlook the main square, Praça do Liberados, with its statue of Samora Machel and murals depicting the recent history of Mozambique.
Cathedral in Lichinga

Cathedral

The 'cathedral' is about the same size as a village church anywhere else and is usually locked unless there's a service.
Mosque in Lichinga

Blue Mosque

Lichinga's tiny mosque faces the equally diminutive cathedral across the main park.
Notable Building in Lichinga

Governor’s Mansion

One of Lichinga's more attractive buildings dates from the late colonial era.