Maputo travel guide

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You're Going to Love Maputo

Life in sunny Maputo is largely lived outside, whether that means enjoying the afternoon at a sidewalk cafe, or simply taking a walk along a street lined with flame trees. You can savor the busy modern vibe of Avenida Marginal, or relax in the slower pace of the coastal Baixa area.

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When to Visit Maputo

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Maputo is a true year-round destination, with a warm, relatively dry climate that varies little from season to season. Temperatures range from 65 to 80 degrees.

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How to Get to Maputo

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Where to Stay in Maputo

Stay in a classic whitewashed Maputo villa at the Hotel Cardoso, where your room overlooks the bay from a cliff. The Hotel Maputo offers classic contemporary furnishings and a convenient location near the Baixa.

Popular Neighborhoods in Maputo

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Most booked hotels in Maputo

How to Get Around Maputo

The Cost of Living in Maputo

Shopping Streets

Street vendors and local shopping can be found virtually anywhere in the Baixa area. For malls, look to the newer areas around Avenida Marginal in the southern part of the city.

Groceries and Other

Spar and Vosso Supermercado are two of the larger chains operating in Maputo, while Mercado Central in the Baixa district sells fresh food. A gallon of milk costs about MT230, and a dozen eggs about MT95.

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Where to Eat in Maputo

Seafood is naturally a local specialty, and you'll find delectable dishes prepared on a grill with beach views at the Restaurante Costa do Sol. Main dishes start at MT400. O Escorpião offers classic Portuguese and Mozambican dishes with mains starting at MT400.