Attractions

Nature Reserve in Ezulwini Valley

Mantenga Cultural Village & Nature Reserve

The entrance fee to this tranquil, thickly forested reserve covers a guided tour of the Swazi Cultural Village, a ‘living’ cultural village with authentic beehive huts and cultural displays, plus a sibhaca dance (pe…
Museum in Lobamba

National Museum

This museum has some interesting displays of Swazi culture, as well as a traditional beehive village and cattle enclosure, and several of King Sobhuza II’s 1940s cars. There's a discounted combo ticket if you visit …
Memorial in Lobamba

King Sobhuza II Memorial Park

Across the road from parliament, this memorial was established as a tribute to King Sobhuza II, who led Swaziland to independence from British rule in 1968. Its main highlight is a 3m-tall bronze statue of the late,…
Notable Building in Lobamba

Parliament

Opened in 1969 as a post-independence gift from the departing British, this hexagonal building topped with a brass dome is a major landmark in Lobamba. It is sometimes open to visitors; if you want to visit, wear ne…
Notable Building in Lobamba

Eludzidzini Royal Residence

At the end of a palm-lined avenue south of Lobamba lies Eludzidzini, the queen mother's royal residence. It's not open to the public except during festivities, notably the Incwala ceremony or the Umhlanga (reed) dan…
Notable Building in Lobamba

Somhlolo National Stadium

Built for Swaziland's independence in 1968, the 20,000-capacity national stadium hosts soccer matches, as well as important state occasions, such as coronations (like that of Mswati III, which took place on 25 April…