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Sights to see in Africa

June 10, 2019
sights to see in africa

It is just impossible to choose the places must visit in Africa as it is a paradise bestowed with nature’s love. Selecting one and leaving the rest would be like doing injustice to Africa which is home to exotic locations. That said take a look at the top 5 sights to see in Africa based on its popularity and uniqueness.

1. Victoria Falls, Zambia

Also known as “The Smoke That Thunders’, Victoria falls is magnificent and its roaring water that absorbs your attention for a moment and let you forget your world of cement and mortar. Boasting largest sheet of falling water in the world, i.e. more than 165 million gallons of water flowing from the edge per minute in the flood season makes it special from the rest falls in Africa and so you must not forget to visit it.

2. The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

If you are fond of exploring the ancient world architectures then the Great Pyramid of Giza is your destination. Dating back to over 5,000 years, this is the only ancient world architecture which is standing tall in the list of Seven Wonders of the World.  Interestingly, when you visit Egypt then you can find three main pyramids at Giza – the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Menkaure and last but not the least the Pyramid of Khafre with Sphinx lying in front of the pyramids.

3. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda

For those of you who are interested in seeing critically endangered mountain gorilla then Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is a perfect place for you. As of now, only 800 mountain gorillas are left and to see it will be a lifetime experience. Considered as one of the best sights to see in Africa, Mgahinga boasts extinct volcanoes in addition to the cloud-topped rainforest.

4. Cape Town, South Africa

With splendid restaurant scenes, spectacular golden beaches of the surrounding suburbs, Cape Town is one of the most popular places to visit in Africa. Pride of South Africa, this is a place where you can find cultural diversity, social tolerance apart from the beautiful vineyards of nearby Paarl and Franschhoek.

5. Djenné, Mali

One of the oldest cities of Africa, Djenné was founded in 800 AD. It is situated in central Mali was a hub for the traders in the 17th and 18th Century. It was also a center of Islamic learning and you can still find the beautiful Great Mosque here that unveils amazing architecture.

Conclusion

Africa is a beautiful continent and is bestowed with the natural beauty that can leave you spellbound. So, plan a trip to any of the aforementioned sights to see in Africa and have a delightful time. Definitely, it will help you refill positive energy and get away with the negatives of your life.