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Luanda:  Angola's capital Luanda is a lively, gritty city where construction cranes and luxury cars abound, while the shanty towns at the city's periphery grow larger every week. Angola's oil and diamond riches are funnelled through Luanda to the rest of the world, helping to make this the most expensive city on earth, and yet over 60% of its 5 million people live in abject poverty. For those that can afford it though, Luanda is the place to be. It is the country's main seaport, its administrative and residential centre, and home to a surprisingly well connected airport, offering direct flights to most major international cities. In Luanda there are some sights of real worth in the city, and whether one is sightseeing or shopping an interesting experience is guaranteed. Founded by Portuguese colonists in 1575, Luanda became an important seaport and export base for both minerals and foodstuffs, and (more infamously) slaves sent in their hundreds of thousands to the Portuguese colonies in Brazil. Many of these slaves spent their last night in the impressive de Fortaleza de São Miguel, dating from 1576.

This structure was the colonial heart of the old city, a well defended citadel that was home to the Portuguese garrison and its merchants. The nearby National Museum of Slavery houses artefacts and images from this terrible time. Luanda's oldest building, and certainly its best loved, is the Igreja Nossa Senhora do Pópulo, a beautiful church dating from 1482 famed for its notable baroque interior. Another church, the Igreja da Nazare, dates from 1664 and is worth seeing for its altar made of Italian rose marble. The excellent National Museum of Anthropology showcases the incredibly diverse and richly elaborate Angolan tribal culture, and makes for a necessary counterpoint to the gaudy modern wealth on display in the rest of the city. Another modern attraction worth viewing is the Palacio de Ferro, built by Gustaf Eiffel in 1902. The building is currently being restored to its former glory. The heart of Luanda is the Marginal, the road running along the harbour promenade. Good restaurants and cafés can be found here and it is popular with people from all walks of life. The best beach in town is probably Mussulo, which can be accessed by boat from the main harbour. Also, don't miss a shopping trip to Benfica market where everything from Tupperware to good quality African crafts is sold in a vibrant, cacophonic and richly scented environment that only an African city can provide.  
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This delightful hotel enjoys a prime setting in Luanda, in close proximity to many of the area's main points of interest. The hotel is situated within easy access of many of the city's business centres, appealing to those travelling for work..
This charming hotel enjoys a great location in Luanda. The hotel is situated within easy access of the main attractions and points of interest the city has to offer. Welcoming guests with warm hospitality and the promise of excellent service, this delightful..
This stylish resort is a true oasis of tranquillity, near the economic and industrial centre of Luanda. All the spacious rooms are situated on the ground floor and have direct access to the extensive public areas and the colourful hotel gardens. After..
This modern hotel is located in the heart of Luanda, the capital and most important port city of Angola. The Museum of the Armed Forces and the Embassy of the United Kingdom are both just a ten-minute walk from the hotel, while the main port, Ministry..
This hotel is located in the centre of Luanda, in the Vila Alice District, lying just a 10 minutes' driving distance away from the international airport. This hotel is surrounded by ample opportunities for exploration and discovery in the area,..
Mika Hotel Luanda is situated in the heart of the city, 9 km away from the new International Airport and is part of the prestigious Mika group of Hotels that boasts sound and unique hospitality.
Mika Hotel Luanda is situated in the heart of the city, 9 km away from the new International Airport and is part of the prestigious Mika group of Hotels that boasts sound and unique hospitality.    Mika Hotel boasts of 54 executive rooms..
This resort hotel features a number of unique characteristics and is located only a few kilometres from the centre of Luanda. There are restaurants, bars, clubs and shops nearby. The beach is about a 40-minute drive away.The resort is a green oasis..
This accommodation establishment is conveniently situated in the city centre of Luanda, with easy access to the major business centres. The hotel is 6 kms away from Quatro de Fevereiro Airport. This hotel comprises 126 accommodation units. Facilities..
This city hotel is located in a convenient part of Luanda, 6 kms from the Belas shopping centre. This air-conditioned establishment comprises 202 rooms in total and offers a 24-hour reception, currency exchange, a bar and restaurant. Conference facilities..
This hotel is located in Praia do Bispo. The hotel is part of the newest economic centre in Angola's capital. Restaurants, shops, bars, nightlife and links to the public transport network are found in immediate vicinity. Mutamba bus station is 2..
Set in Luanda , this property is an ideal base for both business and holiday travel. Hotel was constructed in 2014. There are a total of 174 rooms on the premises. The property consists of 20 suites, 2 disability-friendly rooms, 113 executive rooms..
This refined hotel is strategically situated at the entrance to Luanda Island, surrounded by magnificent beaches and with a breathtaking view of the ocean and Luanda Bay. The restaurant and the bar, on the top floor, offer a varied gastronomy of Angolan..
The hotel is located in the bustling city centre of Luanda with many local points of interest and entertaining options close by. It consists of 237 accommodation units of different types. All units are en-suite with a bathroom and feature an electronic..
The hotel is located right in the city centre, with various restaurants in the immediate vicinity and the sea approximately 1 km away. Shopping venues and nightspots are a short drive away. Facilities include a café, newsstand, hairdressing salon,..
This hotel enjoys a great setting, lying just a 5 minutes' walk from Avenida Revolucao de Outubro and within easy reach of the main attractions that the city has to offer. Additionally, Luanda Airport is just 8 km from the hotel. This contemporary..
Situated near the beach in Luanda, this high-class establishment is close to Tal atona Convention Centre. Additional area attractions include Mussulo Beach. The hotel offers an outdoor tennis court, a swimming pool and a health club. Busines s amenities..
This luxurious hotel boasts a prime setting in Luanda. The hotel is located just a short distance away from the main attractions that this exciting area has to offer. Boasting a spectacular architectural style, this wonderful hotel tempts guests with..

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