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Old Manager's House National Monument. Built in 1882 by Africa Lakes Corporation (ALC) for the first manager's of Mandala Ltd, Frederick and John Moir. The oldest two story building constructed using matope (mud and brick) was used to sell general goods from the ground level and first floor residence. The first, oldest and only bank (Standard Bank of South Africa and Nysasaland) from 1882-86 is evidenced by the original vault and door cast by William Patterson and Son, Glasgow Scotland. The 1914 John Chilembwe uprising began after the nearby ALC armoury was broken into, the house and fort attacked before spreading across towards Limbe. Open weekdays, free of charge. The Society of Malawi, cultural and scientific library, cafe and art gallery are located on sight.
Saint Michaels and All Angels and the Tower. Stands at the centre of the Blantyre Mission, Church of Central African Presbyterian (CCAP). It was built by missionaries and local parishioners as a memorial to Dr. David Livingstone in 1891. It was the first permanent place of Christian worship, still in use today and no architects were involved in the construction. Beautiful examples of stained glass windows are all intact. Open daily.
Independence Arch. Built in 1963 and located on Chipembere Highway. This monument was unveiled by the prime minister of Malawi, The Honorable Ngwazi Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda.