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Casa de Ferro (The Iron House): Tours & Tickets

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Av. Samora Machel | Próximo à Praça da Independência, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This architectural relic is worth visiting. It is in very good condition - serving as a gallery. There was no guided tour when we visited. Fascinating all steel construction.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Arxitexter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The existence of a metal house in a hot tropical city is very interesting. But the house, itself, is not so much. You can just look at it from the outside, without paying the entrance.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Leo-Belo-Horizonte
Reviewed 12 July 2019

The Iron House is unique in terms of architecture and history. There are people selling souvenirs outside and an art exhibit inside. Besides that, there isn't a lot to do but wander around the building. I believe admission is free (I was with a guide)...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tenthlisten
Reviewed 23 April 2019

Great history, great art work but not much to see. The area has people selling souvenirs that resemble the Mozambiquean culture and tradition. Do not expect to see too much, its just a house of a few rooms but made of steel. The price is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NickG3468
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This was our second visit to the Iron House. The history behind the building of the house and the finding out that it was to hot to live in was funny in a way. It is now used as an Office.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

the House is not as charming as you would expect but when you listen to the story behind the house and learn who has designed it you might have another idea. actually this is a design of Gustave Eiffel, so it is a kind of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

This building house the tourist info center for Maputo and there are vendors selling souvenir and handcrafts.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Strolling along downtown Maputo and its "Avenida Samora Machel", near "Praça da Independência", "Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Concepção", "Centro Cultural Franco-Moçambicano" and "Jardim Botânico Tunduru", an unusual construction will certainly catch your attention. This is the famous "Casa de Ferro". It was designed...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We travelled as a group and when we wanted to enter we were told to pay yet this place has no entry fee. I had peek from the outside and apart from some art work it is general hot inside. Raven (Durban S.A)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 334raven
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The place is build of iron sheets and pretty hot to stay inside. The entry is free and no much to see except a small art gallery displaying local art. But the building makes you wander what was the architect thinking, how could have this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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