Lusaka National Museum is surely one of the most attractive public buildings in the capital.
This cultural history museum shows the story of Zambia in four main sections:
Kabwata Cultural Centre, located on Burma Road, is probably the city’s best spot for buying hand-carved crafts.
Other interesting sights are the National Assembly building, the university ... More area, the Anglican cathedral, the State House and the Munda Wanga Botanic and Zoological Gardens.
Not far away from Lusaka is the Kalimba Reptile Park, which displays a good variety of crocodiles, snakes and chameleons.
It lies at the junction of the Great North Road, which runs to Tanzania, and the Great East Road, which goes to Malawi.
The capital covers an area of over 70 km2 and is one of the fastest-growing cities in central Africa.
Lusaka enjoys a wonderful climate with warm, sunny summers and mild winters with loads of sunshine.
Lusaka was founded by Europeans in 1905 and it the name of the headman of a nearby African village. Its ... More main growth occurred after 1935, when it replaced Livingstone as the capital of the British colony of Northern Rhodesia.
Today Lusaka is a very busy metropolis with a population of about 2 millions inhabitants and an incredible mix between old and new.
The fast-growing industrial development has brought together people of many nationalities, making it a bustling centre for economic, political and cultural activities.
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