Danamombe Ruins

CategoryHistorical Site
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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.