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Maputo Central Train Station

Praca dos Trabalhadores, Maputo, Mozambique
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Beautiful European design railway station

It is documented to be the 3rd beautiful railway station in the world. It has a musuem too inside... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nirvanjyoti
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Pune, India
Very interesting visit of an old train station

It is a place that you have to visit in Maputo, it is really pretty and a piece of history of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
João F
,
Lisboa
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Praca dos Trabalhadores, Maputo, Mozambique
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is documented to be the 3rd beautiful railway station in the world. It has a musuem too inside showcasing the history of railways in Mozambique. Recommended.

Thank Nirvanjyoti
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a place that you have to visit in Maputo, it is really pretty and a piece of history of the country.

Thank João F
Reviewed 5 days ago

The architecture is beautiful and you can walk around for free, though there is a museum in the back you have to pay for if you want to visit. Only 50MZN. We had heard there was a bar/restaurant, but they told us it was closed.

Thank C R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Architecturally beautiful, you really get a sense of what it was like back in the day. My suggestion would be to go there or beer and watch the locals go about their business making their way home. by the way, watching them board a train...More

Thank 201loopyloo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous train station museum and must see when visiting Maputo. The platform area would be an amazing set for fashion photo shoot. Building well preserved. There's a little coffee shop there, stop and have coffee whilst enjoying beauty of this building.

Thank Ayanda N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally worth a visit. The building is marvelous! Just beware, it is in a very crowded area of town... take care of your belongings. There is a museum inside (free for students or 50 MT).

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There isn't a huge amount to see at the station but it is an interesting colonial style building. It's not far from the fortress so you could add it on to your trip there.

Thank JonDJBaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you google the train station is one of the places that pops up on your search. The building in comparrison to others is well maintained but apart from a quick stroll in front of the building there is very little to see. I would...More

Thank L1VE2TRAVE1
Reviewed June 14, 2017

As stated by many travellers this place is a great start for a walking tour of Maputo. The building is beautifully restored, but there is not much else to it. The inside of the station is just that a railway station and there are a...More

1  Thank Sekerere
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

To view first hand days yonder, this is a great stop. Original architecture has been well-preserved with friendly locals all around. In the tropical heat of Maputo, this colonial relic has weathered through and stands firm

Thank Aalia I
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