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Bujumbura

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Because of its history, Bujumbura reflects a colonial charm which shows through in its buildings, wide boulevards, and carefree way of life. Museums, palaces, monuments, a mosque, and a cathedral are part of the sightseeing attractions in Bujumbura. For a more in-depth look at this city of 800,000 people, check out its markets, cafes, and restaurants. There you can try meals and drinks, both local and those influenced by foreign settlers. To get yourself across the city, use a mini-bus or taxi where you can negotiate the price of the ride. In the build up to your vacation in Bujumbura, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Burundi trip itinerary planner.
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Where to stay in Bujumbura

Accommodations in Bujumbura can be found everywhere, from the waterfront to the more remote areas of the city. Bujumbura gives you the option to choose between hotels where you can splurge, or ones that are budget-friendly. Other lodgings here include hostels, bed and breakfasts, and guesthouses. Depending on the location, you can get views of the Tanganyika Lake or a room that overlooks the whole city from the top of a hill.
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