About Maputo


Let's have a look around into background of Maputo
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Latitude: -25.9652778
  • Longitude:  32.5891667
  • Time zone: Africa/Maputo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

Weather in Maputo

  • Climate: tropical savanna climate
  • Best Time to Visit:  June and September

Location

Maputo (Portuguese pronunciation: [m??putu]), known as Lourenço Marques before independence, is the capital and largest city of Mozambique. It is known as the City of Acacias, in reference to acacia trees commonly found along its avenues, and the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Today, it is a port city, with its economy centered on the harbour. According to the 2007 census, the population is 1,766,184.

Distance from Maputo center to Airport

Airport:  Maputo International Airport

Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km

Driving Time: 7 minutes, 14 seconds

Languages:  Portuguese

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Maputo International Airport
  • Bus: Ronil Bus Stop

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Mtn 100-150
  • Housekeeper: Mtn 100-150
  • Concierge: Between Mtn 100-150

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Matola,
  • Goba,
  • Simunye

Emergency Contact Numbers in Maputo city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Airport: Maputo International Airport(+258 21 466 846)
  • Hospital:  Medlife Trauma Hospital(+258 84 302 0999)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Maputo.

  • Conferência Nacional de Empreendedorismo
  • Creative ISArC cultural event
  • FORR Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Church of San Antonio de la Polana
  • Maputo Central Train Station
  • FEIMA - Feira de Artesanato, Flores e Gastronomica

Theatre & Concerts

  • Avenida Theatre
  • Cinema Scala
  • Avenida Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Maputo

  • Manjar dos Deuses
  • Bel Piatto
  • Restaurante Taverna

Top Shopping Centers in Maputo

  • Maputo Shopping Centre
  • Marés Shopping centro commercial
  • Maputo central market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museum of the Revolution
  • Museu Nacional de Arte
  • Jardim dos Professores

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Manjar dos Deuses - Prawn Curry
  • Bel Piatto – Pasta
  • Restaurante Taverna - Steak

Sports Club

  • Clube de Golfe de Maputo
  • Clube Ferroviário
  • Clube Maritimo

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 88.33 MT
  • Taxi: 88.33 MT
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 30,000.00 MT
  • Cheap meal: 500.00 MT
  • Gasoline: 51.84 MT
  • 3 course meal: 2,050.00 MT
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