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Address: Maputo Railway Station | Praça dos Trabalhadores Platform 6, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
Phone Number: +258 82 316 1160
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A Glimpse of Moputo

Our ship docked at Moputo long enough to get a glimpse of this once glamorous resort for the rich and famous. It's intent is cleary to recapure it's former glory but the struggle... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 April 2015
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Interesting tour. It seems that it could have been a bit more developed. Maputo still seems to be in the early days of developing tourism.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

Our ship docked at Moputo long enough to get a glimpse of this once glamorous resort for the rich and famous. It's intent is cleary to recapure it's former glory but the struggle is a slow one. Portugese colonialism is evident everywhere. Many of the monuments and attractions are under "Military or State Defense" and picture taking is strictly forbidden.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

We did not feel safe in Maputo. The traffic was a mess. People just drive the way they want, and we have to watch every car to see witch direction they are going and also not be be involved in a accident. lucky nothing happened. Just keep your eye's open for sellers on the road.

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3 Thank jm18154
Johannesburg
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

I had the worst experience in this city, hotels were in dodgy locations yet so insanely expensive. ship tours are a nightmare, tourist are not considered as important because they don't speak Portuguese. communication was a huge problem. people who work in ports and malls can't even speak English, which made it hard for us to get useful information.

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3 Thank Lelo240
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

Tour guide was friendly, welcoming and extremely knowledgable. Mozambique has such an amazing history. The craft market has loads of goodies for shoppers, the train station has plenty of goods for sale eg:veggies and fruits,as well as hairpieces etc...

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1 Thank Nqobile M
Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

We were visiting Maputo on the MSC Opera on 16 December 2014 and had to be grounded for 3 days in Maputo due to bad weather. The city tour from the ship cost us $39 per person for about 2.5hours around Maputo with a guide.. I think that was fairly expensive as it just covered 2 nearby markets and sites... More 

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

We travelled on the MSC Opera to Mozambiqe in March 2014. Fantastic experience! We visited Maputo city of Mozambique end also ons of the Islands in Mozambique.

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East London, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

We went on a cruse on the MSC Opera and stopped off in Maputo. We took a ride on a tuk tuk. It cost me R150. We wanted to go to the market. We found out that the market is literally 10 min walk from the harbour. Don't take one. They took my money and did not even fetch me... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

Our next stop was Maputo, Mozambique, where we climbed into a small van for a city tour. Our guide had insufficient knowledge of English for us to gain much knowledge about the city, its history, or the state of the economy—other than it is suffering from the cutback in tourism. Even before we got off the ship, we could watch... More 

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Secunda, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

The streets a too small some of the place we saw, the fish market, Train station, Polana hotel, Samora Square Centre, flea market we bought lots of nice staff the beach is terrible

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