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Maputo Central Train Station

Praca dos Trabalhadores, Maputo, Mozambique
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Beautiful piece of colonial architecture

The train station is being repaired and refreshed. What a difference a new coat of paint makes... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2015
Marvin H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
via mobile
Once grand, now unloved

You can see the grandeur this building once exuded but not it's been left to die slowly. Perhaps a... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2015
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  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (14 reviews)
“art gallery” (4 reviews)
Praca dos Trabalhadores, Maputo, Mozambique
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Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

The train station is being repaired and refreshed. What a difference a new coat of paint makes! Truly a tourist sight to behold. Good job Mozambique government!

1  Thank Marvin H
Reviewed 8 November 2015

You can see the grandeur this building once exuded but not it's been left to die slowly. Perhaps a bit more care would be good.

Thank Robzaza
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

The building is under renovation and closed. Can only be admired from the outside. Looking forward to seeing it when renovation finished but didnt manage to find any information on when that will be.

Thank SouvenirBrussels
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Dont go early in the day as the place can be quite crowded an afternoon is quite good for a stroll. its one of the few train stations in Africa and its got come good old colonial structures and decent African vibe to it not...More

Thank Ranjeet C
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

One the most beautiful places in the world. Its arquitectural design is one of the best in all southern africa.

1  Thank Nikita N
Reviewed 21 October 2015

It felt like it was a place where you went back in time, due to its architecture, style and presentation...

Thank Pantufa F
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing, outside and inside. It is being recuperated and it is looking great. It is easy to imagine travelling back in time a 100 years!

Thank Pope22
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This structure, designed by Gustave Eiffel in 1910, is well worth a visit. It has a lovely location on a traffic circle, near the centre of town. It is structured to resemble a palace, lover iron-work. We took a side entrance (main entrance being renovated)...More

Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is one of the tourist locations in Maputo. It is now becoming a business district. The station is verywell maintained and interesting as part of Mozambique colonial history, and still ooperating

Thank Ole H
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

The building itself is worth a look for its architectural significance plus experience the party of people outside selling all kinds of things. It's actually a functioning station and one of the most striking buildings in Maputo

1  Thank Carole G
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