Bulawayo and Matobos Hills Zimbabwe
Travel Packages to Bulawayo and Matobos Hills, including flights from Johannesburg with photo Slideshows and maps
Spacious, sunny and friendly, Zimbabwe’s second largest city, Bulawayo lies halfway between Beitbridge and Victoria Falls.
With a population of half a million, Bulawayo houses the country`s main museums, theatres and the Chipangali wildlife orphanage.
Once the home to the fabled Ndebele kings, Buluwayo is a attractive city laid out on a grid of streets designed to be so wide that they would allow a team of sixteen oxen to turn full circle
The site of Bulawayo was chosen by Mzilikazi’s successor Lobengula in 1870. He called it Gubulawayo, meaning ” The place of slaughter”, to commemorate his battle victories
Bulawayo is the countries principal railway junction and the axis of it’s road network