Great Zimbabwe monument is a Unesco World Heritage Site, it’s full of history and provides a perfect day out for visitors in Zimbabwe. It was the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe during the country’s Late Iron Age. Great Zimbabwe served as a royal palace for the Zimbabwean monarch and was used as the seat of political power. One of its most prominent features were the walls, some of which were over five meters high and which were constructed without mortar.
There are 200 such sites in southern Africa, such as Bumbusi in Zimbabwe and Manyikeni in Mozambique, with monumental, mortarless walls but none as large and intact as those of Great Zimbabwe.
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Great Zimbabwe Day Trip – Depart from Bulawayo Day trip to Great Zimbabwe Ruins. Great Zimbabwe Ruins is very unique in the sense that it is both historical and beautiful. This adventurous tour takes you to witness the great wonders which was built by the shona people. The name of the country had been named after this historical feature “Dzimbadzemabwe” which means the house of stones. We will leave Bulawayo very early in the morning and drive to Great Zimbabwe Ruins. The journey will take us at list 3 to 4 hours from Bulawayo. Our resident guide will take you around this magnificent shelter and you will explore the hill complex till lunch time. After lunch you will start your driving back to Bulawayo after your great tour of the great Zimbabwe and we expect you to be back in Bulawayo just before dark. This tour is suitable for those on a budget with a sense of adventure! The tour covers great history of Zimbabwe with lots of tales to tell. Late afternoon the tour ends & drive back.