Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Bulawayo is one of the largest cities in Zimbabwe located in the south-west of the capital Harare. Bulawayo has a number of things to offer to any visiting tourist. There are many things to see in the vicinity of Bulawayo such as the Hwange National park, The Victoria Falls, The Khami ruins and the Motobo National Park.

The Victoria Falls is among the seven natural wonders of the world. Apart from the natural scenes and sites, Bulawayo is also popular as a popular business destination. There is the heavy industry as well as the food processing industry which attract business travel from across the globe.

The city is also famous because of its history. This is a land for many cultures. The multi culturist environment of the city has given birth to a multi culture society where you can find people with different cultural practices living together.

The city is also known as the city of kings. Most of the population consists of the minority Zulu who migrated to the place in the nineteenth century.

One of the most famous and most visited places in the city is the Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage. This is a place where a program is run to save the wild life. Many of the rescued animals get shelter in this wildlife orphanage. There are many of the endangered species also kept at the place.

The animals are also kept here for various sort of educational purposes. This orphanage is a boon for many of the animals who were injured or under captivity. It’s a last refuge for the many of the animals.

People interested in wildlife should visit this place as it’s a place where they can see rarest of the animals. They can also learn and contribute in the cause of the animal welfare. This orphanage has turned out to be the Africa’s most successfully run wildlife rehabilitation centre.

Apart from this wildlife orphanage, there are many other places of tourist interest in the city. There is the Railway Museum, The Matabo Hill National Park, The Natural History Museum and many more places which attract the tourists to the city. The visitors can go around all these places while on a visit to Bulawayo.



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