Being in the south of the African continent, you just know that the attractions of Zimbabwe are going to include amazing countryside, incredible geographical features, and masses of interesting wildlife. It’s a hugely diverse country, and did you know it only gained sovereignty from Britain as recently as 1980? Let’s have a quick whizz around the top attractions of Zimbabwe shall we?
1. Great Zimbabwe
One of the most fascinating attractions of Zimbabwe is the one for which the country is named. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Great Zimbabwe was once the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe and an important trade centre. The ruins date from medieval times and are a marvel of construction since no mortar was used to build the huge walls.