Danamombe Ruins

CategoryHistorical Site
Status Open now

About 80km from Gweru in the direction of Bulawayo and about 35km south of the highway are the Dhlo dhlo ruins is situated on a granite outcrop not far from Fort Rixon. The excavations at these ruins revealed the relics of  a Portuguese outpost, the silver chalice, a priest’s private seat, a bell and portions of a bronze bowl which is clear evidence that the site was one of the places where Portuguese prisoners were kept by the king during the 16th and 17th century A.D.