Africa is Wonderful for its beautiful sceneries of nature very dominant. Trees ,seas, rivers, food, animals and the people, who form a belief for themselves to rule thier own land. Africa , a very rich continent. Nevertheless, Thier homes, norms and fate changed after colonial interventions historically.
View these top 10 historical sites to visit you can visit in Africa.
Fort Jesus in Kenya
The Portuguese built Fort Jesus in 1593. The site chosen was a coral ridge at the entrance to the harbor. The Fort was designed by an Italian Architect and Engineer, Joao, Batista Cairato. The earliest known plan of the Fort is in a manuscript Atlas by Manuel Godinho de Heredia – dated 1610 which shows the original layout of the buildings inside the Fort. It was the barracks of the soldiers of the Portuguese. Nevertheless after attacked in several notes, it was changed to a museum
2. Mamuno Monument at Botswana
The Mamuno monument also known as Kangumene ,rock engravings is a historical site in Botswana located north west of the border post called Mamuno border which enters Namibia in a district called Ghanzi district. The rocks were painted arts of animals
The Larabanga Mosque is a mosque built in the Sudanese architectural style in the village of Larabanga, Ghana. It is the oldest mosque in the country and one of the oldest in West Africa, and has been referred to as the “Mecca of West Africa”.
4. Telouet Kasbah in Morocco
The kasbah was the seat of the El Glaoui family’s power, thus sometimes also called the Palace of Glaoui. Its construction started in 1860 and it was further expanded in later years. The palace can still be visited but it is steadily becoming more damaged and is slowly collapsing. In 2010, work was underway to restore the property.
Kolmanskop (Afrikaans for “Coleman’s head”, German: Kolmannskuppe) is a ghost town in the Namib in southern Namibia, ten kilometres inland from the port town of Lüderitz. It was named after a transport driver named Johnny Coleman who, during a sand storm, abandoned his ox wagon on a small incline opposite the settlement. Once a small but very rich mining village, it is now a tourist destination run by the joint firm Namibia-De Beers. This town declined after a world war and prices crashed.
6. Pemba in Mozambique
Pemba is a port city and district in Mozambique. It is the capital of the province of Cabo Delgado and lies on a peninsula in Pemba Bay. It is a place prestined with white beaches. This area has never being developed. It remained the unexplored tourist paradise.
7. Isimila Stone age , Tanzania:
8. Robben Island in South Africa. It is a small island in South Africa . A place serving for imprisonment , banishment and many punishable act by law. South African’s hero, Nelson Mandela served his years of imprisonment there. Robben meant seals because the island was full of seals
9. Kigal Genocide Memorial : it was a place the final resting place of victims of war between the Genocide and the Toxi.
10. House of Wonders Museum in Zanzibar: it was the first house to be installed with electricity. This house was built in 1953.
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