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Old Bulawayo Site-Beehive Structures

The first city of Bulawayo that was built for King Lobengula, the second and last king of the Ndebele people before it shifted to the present city. Established in 1870, Old Bulawayo is about 22km south of Bulawayo along

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The Paper House

The Paper House is the focal point of the National Mining Museum. This prefabricated building whose walls are made of papier mache (paper pulp) and wire mash, is the only survivor of three such buildings BROUGHT IN

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Memorial Forts

All the Pioneer Forts and Memorials are considered historical since they were built between 1893 and 1897. This period is characterised by the political and social upheavals relating to the colonisation process and the

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Historical Buildings

The Central Region has some beautiful Historic Buildings located. The most prominent of these being the Magistrate’s Court and the Stock Exchange buildings (Gweru), the Phoenix House and the Paper House (Kwekwe).

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Rock Art

Rock Art is one of the most significant and informative sources used by historians and archaeologists. Archaeologists use Rock Art to determine the socio-economic and political activities of past societies. It is until you

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Regina/Zinjanja

A very exciting Wedding Cake Structure still remains. Oral history has it that this centre was once the residence of a Rozvi spirit medium known as Zinjanja. Some people also claim that area was renowned for its breed

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Naletale

Despite Natalatele’s aerial extent, is architecturally the most satisfying of all the monuments not only in the region but in the entire country. This ruin decorated with five different patterns i.e. the chevron, check,

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Manyanga/Ntabazikamambo National Monument.

The Rozvi rulers resided at Danan’mombe and nearby Zimbabwes of Naletale, Zinjanja/Regina, Manyanga/Ntabazikamambo from the 1680’s to the 1830’s. The Rozvi dominated the region until the Nguni invasions of the 1830’s.

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Dhlodhlo/Danan’mombe National Monument

Dhlodhlo was declared a National Monument Number 5 in July 1937. It lies approximately 86km Southwest of Gweru and 92km northeast of Bulawayo.  The monument is accessible through an all season gravel road

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Matobo Hills World Heritage Site

The Matobo Hills are located in the Matebeleland South Province, in south western Zimbabwe. This diverse and dynamic cultural landscape forms part of the granite complex, which stretches to the Zimbabwe/Botswana

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