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Description: One of few tourist attractions in Kinshasa, Kinshasa University preserves...
One of few tourist attractions in Kinshasa, Kinshasa University preserves interesting artifacts and historical records in its museums.
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Nice for a university has a museum

For a university it is nicely built and large. The area is very congested with traffic so plan on being caught in crowds. As with most universities, it has very limited funds so... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2014
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MACHELEN, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very old site- roads are in bad shape. It is very sad to see that no work is done to freshen up the buildings.

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the prairie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

For a university it is nicely built and large. The area is very congested with traffic so plan on being caught in crowds. As with most universities, it has very limited funds so many of the buildings are a bit distressed. I was told that it has a large museum-but did not see it.

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Kinshasa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I had a good meeting with the prof I needed to meet and he was a good source of information. Everyone was very helpful.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

The Kinshasa univeristy (the "Lovanium") is the big public university of Kinshasa occupying a sprawling hilly area. Some parts date from the 50s and 60s and have some archeological charm. However most of the university is in bad need of maintenance and money. The roads are poor and the buildings crumbling. Student housing is so insufficient there is serious overcrowding.... More 

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