Dedicated to the great stuggle the monument, Mausoleum of Agostinho Neto, is a must see in the city of Luanda.
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You can see it from the outside but you can usually no go in with the gates closed. It is a highly visible postcard location of Angola and worth looking at, after which you can Angolan continue to the new national parliament. In any case,...More
in a very sunny day, i walked around the city by foot under the sun, to this square, called "plaça de la republica" and inside this square there is the mausoleum. entry fee to the museum and mausoleu is 200 Kwanzas (1 €) and is...More
Only a Communist would have a mausoleum of such grand design. Built in a modern Soviet style - it resembles many Soviet monuments which of course are relics of history. The tens of millions of dollars that went into the building of this monument could...More
The final resting place of the first president of Angola is both an interesting architectural monument on true grande communist/Soviet style (symbolizing a space ship/rocket according to the guide) and as a display of the history surrounding Neto. There was an English speaking sympathetic guide...More
The monument, a memorial to former President Agostinho Neto is astonishing and you can see it from several points of the city. I tried to see the interior in several occasions with no success, the guards of this heavy secure location always said its closed.
This is one of those places that have the potential to be an amazing milestone in Angola . It is located in a very privileged and secure area, near the new "Assembleia da Republica " New Marginal, Presidential Palace, etc. Almost nothing happens there. An...More
This must be one of the largest monuments to any communist leader in the world. I can only imagine it costing a small fortune to erect. You cannot miss it either on the skyline or driving around the parliament area
Good to laern a little of Angola war history and revolution period. Also you can see the tomb of the first president and learning about the simbols represented in the flag and how each industry is represented (mining, agro, etc)