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Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao

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Address: Avenida da Independencia, 20100, Mozambique
Phone Number: 00 258 23 20 228
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One of Africa's Oldest Churches

Inhambane is one of Southern Africa's most pleasant towns. Surrounded by a beautiful bay which is home to everything from Arab-style dhows to grazing dugongs, it has a magnificent... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2011
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Chengdu, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

The 170 yr old cathedral of our lady of conception, is Absolutely and undoubtedly the most beautiful building there. The new cathedral cannot compare, though shere size does attempt to shadow the cathedrals majesty. The 170 yr old monument has been left to ruin and is slowly disappearing under the weeds and trees over growing the area. Sad as it... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

The cathedral looks quite nice, but is not operated as a tourist attraction at all. In fact when we were there it looked like it was being used as a school. It clearly hasn't been properly maintained for a few decades and is simply run-down and in desperate need of some restoration. The place was abandoned when we arrived, but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2011

Inhambane is one of Southern Africa's most pleasant towns. Surrounded by a beautiful bay which is home to everything from Arab-style dhows to grazing dugongs, it has a magnificent location, with many fine beaches nearby. It also has a small but interesting old town, with some old Portuguese-era villas and a 19th century mosque. The most impressive single monument, however,... More 

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