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Mausoleum of Agostinho Neto

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Mausoleum of Agostinho Neto

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Richard J wrote a review Nov 2015
Omaha173 contributions123 helpful votes
Towering obelisk-like structure dedicated to Augustinho Neto, the first Pres of Angola who led the fight for independence. Its huge but not that attractive from the outside. Try to go all the way inside where he is in a large marble coffin. The room is loaded with floral
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Date of experience: November 2015
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Poleinahole wrote a review Sep 2015
Switzerland1,777 contributions1,446 helpful votes
You can´t get into the toilet plunger looking building. It looks and is a Soviet construction faux pas.
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Date of experience: August 2015
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allspice502016 wrote a review Aug 2015
New Westminster, Canada927 contributions111 helpful votes
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Quite an impressive building built for Angola’s first president and founding father who died in 1979. A Russian designed building it stands 120m tall and seems to represent the era of space rockets. Inside the mausoleum is a museum portraying the life of Dr. Neto, plus his final
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Date of experience: May 2015
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JosiasL wrote a review Jul 2015
Chiang Rai, Thailand192 contributions50 helpful votes
Nice landmark for the Luanda landscape. Nicely illuminated at night. My 4 years old kid says it is a space rocket...lol
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Date of experience: April 2015
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Tanksmon wrote a review Jun 2015
Spartanburg, South Carolina529 contributions191 helpful votes
Sorry that we could not get in. He was truly a great man for his people and the monument reflects this. However, the guards would not let us in to pay our respect and walk around.
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Date of experience: May 2015
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