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Compared to the lesser funded museums this place is extremely grandeur, a lot of space almost entirely of Neto. It is interesting, we had a guide, which we didn't ask for, but he just appeared and spoke excellent English and showed out small group around....More
The monument is very unique. It pays tribute to the first leader of Angola after independence from Portugal. The concrete mast is a combination of many different designs. Try to get a guide to show you around inside to learn a bit more.
We got admittance, just, as members of a group
The visit had been agreed in advance, but when we arrived we were told to wait 10 minutes because "a member of parliament is visiting". Eventually we were allowed in and were able to access the...More
The grounds are expansive and immaculate. Excellent for a necessary breather from Luanda (unless you live in a compound in Belas), when/if it's open. That part is still not clear. However, they do host realtively widely-announced cultural events there (some of which are fantastic!), which...More
Drive around Luanda and you see the slums and the attempt at recreating the central city. The Mausoleum to the country's founding father is an interesting rift on some western countries national founding-father monuments. It's quite a site and well worth the time to tour...More
For people who cherish history of African leaders in the run up to the independence movement, a visit to this place is like paying homage to Mecca for the hajj trip. it is very iconic to keep the flame of Augustinho Neto burning in the...More