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Lilongwe

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The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area. While it might be confusing at first glance, with all the buildings in the new town surrounded by trees, a tour of the attractions in Lilongwe is well worth the effort. Stroll through the markets filled with local produce, in an ambience of African music and dancing. A trip to Lilongwe wouldn't be complete without a visit to its wildlife sanctuary. In the build up to your vacation in Lilongwe, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Malawi route app.
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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Nature / Park
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
3.7
Duration: 1 hour
Nature Sanctuary ©
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Nature Sanctuary
2.3
Duration: 2 hours
Parliament Building ©
Government Building
Parliament Building
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Duration: 2 hours
Kumbali Cultural Village ©
Landmark
Kumbali Cultural Village
3.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Lilongwe

Kuti Wildlife Reserve ©
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Kuti Wildlife Reserve Salima
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Duration: 8 hours
Chongoni Rock-Art Area ©
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Chongoni Rock-Art Area Dedza
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Duration: 2 hours
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art ©
Art Museum
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art Mtakataka
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Where to stay in Lilongwe

Lilongwe offers a wide selection of economical lodgings and hostels, mid-range hotels, and luxury accommodations distributed somewhat evenly across the city. The Old Town has a high concentration of budget-friendly facilities at walking distance from the city's market, tourist attractions, and bus stations. In the city center, a selection of higher-end hotels caters to foreign visitors with proximity to travel agencies, embassies, and airline offices. Friendly staff will provide you with professional services whatever you choose.
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