Anchored by its creamy white cathedral and embellished with a museum, Nampula is worth a brief stopover if you’re in the area. Indeed, many travellers find themselves resting up here before pitching north to Pemba or east to Mozambique Island.
Despite being the country’s third-largest city, Nampula is no sultry good-looker (cathedral aside), although a recent flowering of business-style hotels should prevent your stay from being too purgatorial.
Nampula Cathedral de Nosa Senhora da Conceicao
A popular attraction in Nampula is the large Cathedral that poses beautiful architecture.
Nampula Iselberg Mountains
Fascanating volcanic rock formation create Iselberg Mountains which can easily be seen in the distance from Nampula. The road from Nampula to Nacala follow along the base of these beautiful mountains.