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Lusaka Sights and Landmarks Guide, Zambia

If you want to enjoy the mix of rich historical culture and fast modernization then the city you should head towards is Lusaka. In last decades, Lusaka has developed a lot, but along with the modern culture, the city has been smart enough to preserve its historical culture. This guide for Lusaka Sights will give you an overview of some of the important tourist attractions.

Lusaka Sights - The City Market

This is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Lusaka. It is located exactly in the center of Lusaka. Cairo Road is said to be one of the most important business and trading centers and this city market is located in the proximity of this road.

The uniqueness of this market is the single roof under which around 4000 different stalls are successfully running. Almost all the possible products like CDs, cloths, food etc are being sold in here making it the one stop shop for any tourist. Even if your budget doesn’t permit you to buy something from this market, you should visit it at least once to enjoy its complex characteristic.

Lusaka Sights - National Museum

This huge museum has been divided into four different sections. Each section is dedicated to the history of this city although each has its own style of explaining the details. The museum has a huge number of paintings, historical maps, and various historical sculptures etc.

Lusaka Sights - Soweto Market

This is one of the largest markets in Lusaka which overpowers the above mentioned City Market. It is also the most happening market in Africa. You will be able to find almost everything you want. You name it and some stall or the other has it. Be it a new pair of shoes or medicine for your aching legs, this huge market has everything ready for you to spend money.

You can also enjoy meeting various locals or visit the private game park located outside the city which is famous by the name Chaminuka.

If you are on a tour You could also visit Harare, 264 miles away and Victoria Falls 288 miles away.

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