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It is best to visit the city when the days are warm and clear which is from mid June till October end, but during the night time temperatures can drop below freezing point. Bulawayo is generally drier than other places of the country.
Take a look at some of the best places to visit in Bulawayo.

The Natural History Museum puts up some of the finest collections of animal, bird and insect life in the area. It also has a fascinating display of the history of the region.

The Bulawayo Railway Museum portrays an interesting collection of scaled train models and gives a detailed history of Zimbabwean Railways. Make sure you do not miss out the ride on the miniature steam train at the Bulawayo Railway Park.
Another place to visit is the Mzilikazi Arts and Crafts Centre that exhibits various local arts and crafts. Here, you can find traditional African masks, functional baskets, beautiful pottery work and many more things for your keepsake collection. You can also visit the Bulawayo Art Gallery to take a look at the local art scene.

Bulawayo has myriads of restaurants starting from luxury, casual to pub food to relish the taste and flavours of Africa. They offer an assortment of cuisines starting from Chinese, Italian, Portuguese and Western. Usually the restaurants of Bulawayo offer everything starting from huge cheese burgers to a scrumptious meal.

Some of the best places to eat are 26 on Park, Boma, Bonne Journee, Brooks Fabrics Coffee Shop and others.

There are lots to shop in Bulawayo but if you are looking for posh shopping malls or establishments then you might be disappointed because there are none. The city is well known for its gift items, curios, crafts and traditional artefacts. Take a leisurely stroll along the wide and well-planned streets of this wonderful city that will take you to some of the best shops and markets where you can pick beautiful soapstone, wooden carvings, pottery, leather products and wooden carvings.
To check out the pulsating nightlife of the city, it is best to visit the clubs, restaurants, lounges and pubs.
Some of the important festivals of the place are the Ibumba Festival which is held in mid-December and Bulawayo culture festival, a dance and music festival which takes place during the month of April every year.
Heir to Harare and among the most stylish cities of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo is known as a fascinating holiday destination and beautiful wildlife safari. Existing on global safari map for ages, the city has been forced travellers whenever they get a break to immediately book any last minute flight to Bulawayo to enjoy a paradigm of the vast treasure of African Wildlife. The city of kings and among the most prestigious cities for wildlife safaris in Africa, Bulawayo sure knows how to provide a delightful experience to the guest fly Africa from across the world. Board your flights to Bulawayo, destined to take you to Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ) which is the primary airport of the city and nearly 27kms north from the city centre, where all major attractions hotels and resorts in Bulawayo are located. A flight to Bulawayo from London takes approximately 16 hours, giving a pleasant experience to travellers who are flying with a luxury airline to Bulawayo. The city has always been a charm for wildlife and history lovers and offer a humongous wealth of places to visit in Bulawayo and around.
Bulawayo has always been a wonderful and an adventurous place for those who seek the most outstanding wildlife safari adventure and is being given a breathtaking delight to travellers taking flights to Bulawayo in search of its history and heritage. Places that are the biggest attractions of Bulawayo are Bulawayo Railway Museum, Natural History Museum, Khami Ruins, Bulawayo National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Old Bulawayo district, St Marys Cathedral and Dananombe Ruins. Adventure and wildlife lovers can easily find their way to Tshabalala Sanctuary, Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and Research Centre and Matobo National Park that is considered to be the treasure of flora and fauna found in and around Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. As far as the culinary is a concern, Bulawayo has a variety of Zimbabwean culinary that involves a lot of protein and greenish food into their cooking. On your safari trip to Bulawayo, do not miss stakes and prawns that are the best cuisines in the region and are affordable as well as delicious to have.

The heaven of flora and fauna as well as the cultural capital of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo is better known for its magnificent variety and culture. The mother city and epicentre of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo sure know how to greet its visitors taking a long flight to Bulawayo from London and offers them the most ravishing experience of their life.
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