Museums and Heritage

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The monument of National Unity

The monument of National Unity is a significant symbol which was erected to reconcile Burundians after decades of hostilities between the Hutu and Tutsi. Erected on Mount Vugizo, in Bujumbura, this historical architectural masterpiece has a notable inscription which says: Dusenyere Mugozi Umwe ku, which means “We gather under one rope”. The date of signature of the pact of national unity is also included: 05/02/1992. Tourists can move around freely round the monument through the aisles built around it.

The Regina Mundi Cathedral

The Regina Mundi Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Regina Mundi de Bujumbura, literally the “Cathedral of the Queen of the World in Bujumbura”) is the name given to a religious building belonging to the Roman Catholic Church and located in the city of Bujumbura, which is the national capital and the African country of Burundi It functions as the headquarters of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bujumbura (Latin: Archidioecesis Buiumburaensis) that was created on November 25, 2006 by Pope Benedict XVI.

The Mount Heha

Mount Heha is the highest mountain in Burundi rising to the height of 2,670 meters being the highest point in the Burundi Highlands mountain range. It is located in the Bujumbura Rural province of Burundi and it lies approximately 20 km to the east of Lake Tanganyika and about 30 km to the southeast of Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi.

The Livingstone and Stanley Monument

The Livingstone and Stanley Monument Get ready to experience history at the huge stone on which there are gold inscriptions in honour of Dr. Livingstone and Stanley. The stone, located 10km (6miles) south of Bujumbura, signifies the spot where the two great missionaries met while searching for the source of the river Nile in 1871.