Mapungubwe

MAPUNGUBWE HERITAGE

9th December 2014 By 0 Comment
MAPUNGUBWE HERITAGE

Mapungubwe World Heritage Landscape Walk the mountaintop and touch the rock where the first Bantu kingdom stood a thousand years ago at Mapungubwe Hill. Guides will regale you with tales of gold artefacts and ancient civilizations. Mapungubwe Hill, “place of the jackal”, at the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers, is a famous landmark in the area. This recently declared World Heritage Landscape was the capital of a sophisticated…

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MAPUNGUBWE NATIONAL PARK

9th December 2014 By 0 Comment
MAPUNGUBWE NATIONAL PARK

Mapungubwe National Park Mapungubwe National Park is South Africa’s youngest and most northerly national park. Covering an area of roughly 28,000ha the park plays an important part in the conservation of the Limpopo Valley’s ecology. Many historically significant African Iron Age archeological and San rock art sites are protected within the park as well as dinosaur fossils and footprints. Since officially opening on September 24th 2004, Mapungubwe National Park has…

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