Must-see attractions in Harare

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    National Heroes' Acre

    The grandiose obelisk of Heroes' Acre, overlooking the town, is straight out of Pyongyang, yet lies just 7km from Harare. Designed with the assistance of…

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    National Gallery of Zimbabwe

    In the southeast corner of Harare Gardens, this lovely gallery has multiple spaces exhibiting a mix of contemporary local, African and international…

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    Delta Gallery

    A must for contemporary art lovers is this gallery inside the charming colonial house of eminent Rhodesian painter Robert Paul (1906–79). It showcases…

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    Wild is Life

    A wildlife sanctuary with a difference – sip on afternoon tea and champagne while getting a hands-on experience with the injured, rescued or orphaned…

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    National Botanic Gardens

    If you thought Harare couldn't get any more relaxed, you clearly haven't visited its botanical gardens. Spread over 68 hectares, it's an extremely…

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    National Archives of Zimbabwe

    Founded in 1935, this building is the repository for the history of Rhodesia and modern Zimbabwe. It's worth a visit to see artefacts, photos, accounts of…

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    Eastgate Centre

    Inspired by the ruins of Great Zimbabwe, the Eastgate Centre shopping complex is noteworthy for its sustainable design based on a termite mound, which…

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    Tobacco Floor

    Not quite the NY stock exchange but certainly fast paced. Get among the action on the floors where farmers on one side sell bales of tobacco to brokers on…

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    Tsoko Gallery

    This quality art gallery focuses on mixed media and avant-garde works by cutting-edge Zimbabwean artists; it's located in the Doon Estate complex. Its…

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    Harare Gardens

    This is the city's largest park and a popular spot with locals to hang out. Look for the island-like stand of rainforest with its miniature Victoria Falls…

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    Chiremba Balancing Rocks

    Balancing rocks can be found in many places in Zimbabwe, but these are probably the most famous. They're located 13km southeast of Harare, off Chiremba Rd…

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    Anglican Cathedral

    Designed by notable British architect Sir Herbert Baker in 1913, this attractive sandstone church wasn't built for another 50 years.