Lusaka refers to the largest city in Zambia which also doubles up as the capital of the republic. It serves as the commercial centre as well as the seat of the government. The city has undergone rapid changes over the last few years making it one of the fastest growing cities in South Africa and a leading tourist destination. Some of the cities that lie in close proximity with the city of Lusaka include Ndola, Kitwe, Harare, Chitungwiza and Lubumbashi.
There is a plethora of attractions in and around the city of Lusaka. One such attraction is the Munda Wanga Environmental Park which forms one of the best tourist attractions in Lusaka. The park is located strategically such that it can be accessed easily and provides an ideal setting for relaxation in and around the city. The park was set up with the purpose of acting as a protected area for the rare local flora and fauna and has been used for many a honeymoon location. The park features a number of fauna including yellow baboons, elephants, wild hogs, just to mention a few. A visit to the city would be incomplete without visiting the park. The park is also home to a number of rare floras. To enjoy the city’s sights and sounds, you need to hire a car in Lusaka.
The other must see attraction is Lusaka Anglican Cathedral which is also one of the leading tourist destinations in the city. It is an impressive stone structure building which is very attractive. It is a building of historical importance which also stands out as a landmark of the city of Lusaka. The architecture of the cathedral coupled with the wording “Cathedral of the Holy Cross” makes it a sight to behold. Additionally, the church features artistically stained glasses which further enhance its touristic appeal. For a convenient sight-seeing experience, you need to rent a car in Lusaka.
The other popular attraction in Lusaka is the Soweto Market which is the largest market in the city of Lusaka. It offers one a great shopping experience. The marker is made up of two complexes with a beehive of activity and tourists. The other popular attraction in Lusaka is the Lusaka National Museum. The museum is home to the culture and history of the nation. To get to these destinations you need car rental in Lusaka.
The other must see attractions in Lusaka are the Kabwata cultural village and the Chaminuka private game reserve. The Kabwata cultural village is a great place for tourists to buy Zambian artifacts while the game reserve offers one an opportunity to sample the wildlife diversity in Zambia.
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