Harare- Zimbabwe Overview
A guide to hotels, lodgings as well as what to see and do in Harare – the capital of ZimbabweHarare has no absolutely compelling sights but is a pleasant and compact city with a population of more than a million people.
Set in the natural garden of the Zimbabwe highveld 1 500 metres above sea level, Harare is a city of trees and gardens nurtured by champagne air and a temperate climate.The name `Harare’ means in the Shona language `the one who does not sleep’ and indeed Harare is a city with many stimulating attractions
Harare has some very interesting markets where the visitor can find a wealth of local arts and crafts.
Shona sculpture is unique to Zimbabwe and there are many Places where you can view or purchase works by internationally successful artists.
There are various safari camps and lodges which are not far from the city. There is a large variety to choose from, all providing excellent accommodation and game viewing activities as well as great opportunities for day trips