Vila Algarve, Maputo

1.8
#5 of 7 in Historic Sites in Maputo
Once an example of residential colonial architecture, Vila Algarve served as the seat of the secret police during the Portuguese colonial period. When the villa was constructed in 1934, it featured lavish tile work. The remains of exterior decoration can still be seen, though the building has continuously fallen into disrepair since the country gained independence. Different plans have been made for the future of the villa--a lawyer's association wants to turn it into their headquarters, while the government wants to turn it into a museum--but nothing has been done yet. For Vila Algarve and beyond, use our Maputo trip planner to get the most from your Maputo vacation.
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  • This is a very old historic Vila Algarve. Not to be missed, even if you are very romosnak. Unfortunately, I was only a few days, but people are very interesting. The hurt udvariasságuk.
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  • This place is abandoned and for sale. Really pathetic, but unfortunately at the moment is this.
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  • Haunting place. Great for photos.
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