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20 Mar 2018
“Luanda new face”
20 Oct 2017
“Interesting ”
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Cidade Alta represents the modern face of Luanda, where roads are good and scenes are pleasant. you can find there the new parliament house as seen in the photo.

Thank NNasser
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Nice buildings One weird thing about Luanda is that there are virtually no taxis on the street except local minibus types You need to call them Very awkward for getting around and a very stupid idea Don't forget to change to kwanchas on the street...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Good views of the cidade bassa. Don't take photos around here as it is a high security zone. Some nice old buildings.

Thank TempleofPeace
Reviewed April 19, 2017

This part of the city can not be visited completely, the part of the presidential palace it's banned to the visitors, but by the street you can see the parliament building.

1  Thank agusticassa
Reviewed July 26, 2016

It is worth visiting to get a feel of the colonial past of this country, so rocked by tragedy and wars.

Thank Ricardo Z
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Cidade Alta is where the presidential palace and offices as well as the accommodations and offices of other high-ranking officials. Do not walk around here as a tourist and no pictures. There are military personnel on every corner and they will be very suspicious of...More

1  Thank ArickWierson
Reviewed February 19, 2016

Recommended for those you appreciate old portuguese architecture. Its got a lovely church and you can visit the Fort museum. However, due to high security, it is almost impossible to take pictures of the buildings without getting into trouble.

1  Thank Joyce J
Reviewed June 14, 2015

There are some wonderfully beautiful beautiful buildings but when we were on a tour we were not allowed to take pictures. Luanda seems on one hand to encourage tourism,and then on the other hand not letting photo's is counterproductive. After seeing the 'poor' area which...More

2  Thank Teresa H
Reviewed May 18, 2014

if you only have few hours to go around, come here and enjoy, you may feel like in 19th century, charming architecture, great view of the city

Thank Jaroslaw S
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Not much to see until the Fort Museum re-opens. Hard to get to due to military guards because President lives near by. Say you are going to the British Embassy---though they will check that your name is on a list..

3  Thank Poleinahole
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We used Eco tur. Luanda is very pricey and NOT tourism friendly. The sites we saw on the city tour- click on my reviews for all the sites seen are not overly thrilling. You can walk along the promenade to the fort... More
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