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the House is not as charming as you would expect but when you listen to the story behind the house and learn who has designed it you might have another idea.
actually this is a design of Gustave Eiffel, so it is a kind of...More
Strolling along downtown Maputo and its "Avenida Samora Machel", near "Praça da Independência", "Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Concepção", "Centro Cultural Franco-Moçambicano" and "Jardim Botânico Tunduru", an unusual construction will certainly catch your attention. This is the famous "Casa de Ferro". It was designed...More
We travelled as a group and when we wanted to enter we were told to pay yet this place has no entry fee. I had peek from the outside and apart from some art work it is general hot inside. Raven (Durban S.A)
The place is build of iron sheets and pretty hot to stay inside. The entry is free and no much to see except a small art gallery displaying local art. But the building makes you wander what was the architect thinking, how could have this...More
Monsiuer Eifel designed this fascinating Iron House, had the panels manufactured in Gernany and assembled on site in Maputo. Today it serves as an art gallery and backdrop for the marketplace of artifacts outside in the grounds.
Definititely worth a visit.
This is a very unusual house, it is built with iron sheets but very artistically put together.
Apparently the architec is the same person who desighned the Eifle tower in Paris.
Now it is used as a art gallery and we enjoyed the experience as...More