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Zimbabwe: A Journey to Its Natural Attractions

Zimbabwe lies in the continent of Africa along with its neighbouring countries of Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, and Botswana. It has been blessed with natural resources and picturesque attractions. If you’re planning to visit Africa, Zimbabwe is a must-visit as you will be amazed by its natural wonders.

 

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls. Source: Pixabay

 

Anyone planning to visit Zimbabwe will make Victoria Falls as their first place to visit. This impressive waterfall was named after a well-known explorer and missionary, David Livingstone. It is also recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. With this natural beauty and mystic, locals and tourists all around the world are being welcomed by this natural wonder. Most people would prefer to visit here during the months of July and August wherein the weather can be expected to be dry and no presence of the mist can be seen.

 

Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park. Source: Flickr

 

Dubbed as the largest national park in Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park is the home of different animal species such as zebras, lions, giraffes, cheetahs, and leopards. But what makes it unique is the massive number of elephants that it harbours. Various bird species can be also be found in this national park.

 

Matobo National Park

Matobo National Park

Matobo National Park. Source: Flickr

 

Formerly called Matopos Hills, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has an impressive geological and anthropological features. It has a massive amount of granite boulders that mostly surrounds the area. It also became the burial ground of Cecil John Rhodes -a South African prime minister. Although it doesn’t have a large number of animals, this national park also harbours various animal species especially black and white rhinos.

 

The Great Zimbabwe Ruins

The Great Zimbabwe Ruins

The Great Zimbabwe Ruins. Source: Flickr

 

This famous ruin offers great evidence of the abundance of wealth and architectural landmarks of Zimbabwe. It is believed to built at between 11th and 15th centuries for cattle-herding and metalworking purposes.

 

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