Angola Things to Do

  • This is my own take on this very popular location
    This is my own take on this very popular...
    by Lennyx
  • Found this beautiful chair at the park
    Found this beautiful chair at the park
    by Lennyx
  • Tundavala view
    Tundavala view
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Angola Things to Do

  • Oldest Church Mbanza Kongo

    São Salvador do Congo Church built in 1488 in northwestern Angola is the oldest church well maybe the oldest catholic church and the oldest church outside of Ethiopia . The present-day church, called São Salvador,It was given the status of cathedral in 1596 (that was a long time ago) Pope John Paul II came to this site during his visit to Angola in...

  • Luanda Esplanade

    when visiting Luanda the Esplanade is splash of normal skate board in Africa yes you can see it here a clean organized walking waterfront. It is very nice with lots of Restaurants embassies along the shore people out walking. one can walk skate board or bike the length.

  • Natural Nature

    The luxuriant north of Angola, with hundreds of unexplored coasts and beaches, has, in Uige area, everything to surprise the visitor. From punctual rain (you can predict in one week in advance or more, with an error of less than half an hour) that is really rain, to the sublime look and fragrance of coffee blooming, the sub-tropical forest controls...


    This actually turned out to be a lot easier than I thought! This will sound strange, but it’s easy. Drive towards Ruacana in Namibia. Just outside the town (do not turn left) you will see signs that say ‘Angola Border’ and Ruacana Falls. You will drive for a while then end up at the Namibian Border post. You can see the Angola Border Post to your...

  • Music and Dance

    Angola has a wonderful tradition of Music and Dance and because of history of the slave trade Angola had an active exchange of its culture and music though out the Americas. With every visit I would try to find the connections. The three way century of engagements between Iberia, Brazil and Angola changed the world of music for a long time to come....

  • Angola's Music and Dance 2 -to be with...

    PLEASE LISTEN to the MUSIC on the LINK as you read In the 1700eds fandango mixed it up with the Brazilian dances fofa and lundu, in Portugal the results Fado. The Brazilian dance lundu that started in Baia in the 1750ies becomes popular in Portugal in the late 1770's. Lundu is connected directly to Angola which are the roots of a very popular...

  • Goverment Center

    Not sure what you would want to do in Government center but is is worth a drive by and a photo. I happen to show up with a USA Big Wig that is why all the Guards.

  • Music and dance 3 the birth of Samba

    The meeting and mixing in Brazil between the Native Americans/ Portuguese with the Angolan rhythm, kaduke/semba, resulted in samba. Semba/ ma-semba are one and the same. Semba is just singular. Samba is not what really what most Brazilians think, sort of folklore. But in Luanda at its African roots it means to pray to the spirit. So The Angolan...

  • Eating sardines in Chicala beach

    In Luanda there is a place you should not miss: the beach of Chicala in an island just at the end of the town, called La Ilha. It is united to Luanda by a kind of isthmus.Around there are many kiosks selling sardines on the grill, so delicious! Buy also a Portuguese beer Sagres to accompany the sardines. Everything is very cheap, just a few...

  • São Miguel fort

    São Miguel fort built in 1576 by Paulo Dias de Novais, it became the administrative centre of the colony in 1627 and was a major outlet for slave traffic to Brazil. This old fortress of São Miguel overlooks Luanda Island beyond the port.

  • Museums---The Slave Museum

    Museums: There are three museums in Luanda. An outstanding Museum of Anthropology contains a fine collection of African art and handicrafts. The museum collection is housed in an old colonial building which has anopen courtyard and a gallery where a traditional Angolan village has been reconstructed. Admission is free, but tipping guides is...

  • Bungy Jumping Craziness

    I want to see or do Bungy Junping Craziness. I want to do that because it sounds like fun to me. The Bungy Jumping Craziness will fal down a 20 feet drop and will go crazy and wild. That is why it is calledBungy Jumping Craziness. Later

  • This country would have been a...

    This country would have been a great tourist attraction, hadn't there been an ongoing war. The wildlife here could have been one of the best on the continent. But most wildlife are killed by landmines or poachers. There are some good beaches, especially south of Luanda, but again...Stick to the road...landmines!

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