Discover Luanda

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Luanda, the capital of Angola, is a vibrant port city located on the African Atlantic coast. It is a bustling metropolis with an active nightlife and plenty of cultural attractions. The architecture in Luanda ranges from traditional Portuguese-style buildings to modern skyscrapers. Visitors can explore its cobbled streets, unique markets, and lively restaurants while enjoying breathtaking views of the bay.

A must-see attraction in Luanda is the Fortaleza de Sao Miguel overlooking the harbor which was built by the Portuguese in 1576. Another popular destination for visitors is Mussulo Island where you can find stunning beaches, coral reefs, and endemic wildlife species such as flamingos. History enthusiasts should also take a trip to Moxico Province to visit sites related to Angola's turbulent colonial past such as colonial churches and monuments commemorating those who fought for independence from Portugal.

There's plenty more to explore in Luanda including shopping centers, art galleries, and performing arts venues showcasing Angolan music and dance performances. With its beautiful scenery, rich cultural heritage and vibrant atmosphere, it's no wonder that many travelers come back time after time!

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