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Only stop here on your way to the south or back to Bujumbura, no need to make the detour. It has... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Erik S

The Stone is okay nd the history intersting. But it is only the Stone. Nothing else around in this... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Korbinian S
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Only stop here on your way to the south or back to Bujumbura, no need to make the detour. It has "historical value, but not a beautiful place

Thank Erik S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The Stone is okay nd the history intersting. But it is only the Stone. Nothing else around in this area

Thank Korbinian S
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Traveling for business it happens you pass close by famous spots. This time it was the Stanley - Lidvingstone monument on the coast of Tanganika lake. It claims to be for the meeting which in fact took place some kilometers south in Tanzanian’s Ojiji. Nevertheless...More

Thank stefano s
Reviewed 30 March 2018

The background reading about this site needs to be done in advance, but the location and setting is marvelous. We went with our daughter, who has lived in Bujumbura for over a year but had not yet been there; she's seen lots of the city...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 11 February 2018

the area is beautiful, and if the guide tells you something about the history, it improves. The place itself is a small valley next to the river, where the stone commemorates the meeting between the two famous travelers and explorers. A local citizen tried to...More

Thank agusticassa
Reviewed 25 December 2017

for those not aware of the significance of the place, it may not be worth the trip. If aware, then it is a great place to visit and a short drive from Bujumbura

1  Thank JackGMiami
Reviewed 7 December 2017

If you know the story behind the meeting of the two great explorers of Africa, then this place would have meaning to you. Otherwise, it's just a rock. It's not far from the city but watch out as you get closer - the turn that...More

Thank Eugene B
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A short ride and a nice stop on the way to the beaches. If you understand the history of this place... well, the place this represents then it's a neat symbol.

1  Thank IBPeter
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place is just a rock and a simple place where livingstone passed while exploring? But the water behind is nice deep blue and villagers selling local food

Thank din s
Reviewed 15 March 2017

If you have read about the history of Africa in the 19th Century, you will realise the significance of this spot. IN one sense, it is just a stone to mark the spot where Livingstone and Stanley camped whilst visiting this part of the lake,...More

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