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Have a great holidaying experience in Namibian cities

By Carlton Leisure - 31/01/2015


Abundant wildlife, lush greenery, beautiful landscape and several remains of German colonisations: Namibia spares no opportunities to surprise you with its various wonders. Although not as resourceful as South Africa, the country is home to some of the most stunning sites on the planet earth. With great wilderness, pleasant climate, deserts, heritage and excellent infrastructure Namibia unveils as a destination that charms even the jaded travellers. Here we overview its top cities. So fly to Namibia and explore its important cities.


Windhoek the capital and largest city of Namibia is gateway to this country. As the city is not large in size, the best way to explore it is by walking as it is friendly to pedestrians. Windhoek is a rare mix of laidback life and cosmopolitan culture which is hard to find elsewhere. As you walk the city you will be greeted with Neo-baroque cathedral, remains of German castles and glittering skyscrapers.


Keetmanshoop may not be a big city but is a main stopover between Windhoek and South Africa. Locally referred as Keetmans the town is more than a stopover where you can have some good dining experience and go to explore natural scenery. The guests can also enjoy a great experience at Fish River Canyon Park.


This coastal town in Namibia is well known for its German atmosphere that reflects in its Art Nouveau style architecture. Its waterfront has become more attractive after a major renovation. Unlike Keetmans the city is home several architectural marvels; thank to its German legacy. Deutsche Afrika bank building, the Station building, the Old Post Office, and the small Felsenkirche (the church on the rocks) are some of the good examples of its German legacy.


Swakopmund is famous as one of the most popular holiday destination in Namibia. On your visit to the city you will be amazed to see several German building that dot the landscape of the city. The city is also home to a museum that speaks volumes about its German legacy. The city offers several opportunities to guests as they can indulge in activities like Sandboarding, Quad-biking, Skydiving and surfing. Those with love for pachyderm can take part in locally based Elephant Conservation Program. The city also caters booklovers well as it is home to one of the most prominent libraries in Africa. Swakopmund has great of rock musician so culture buff will find them perfectly at home. Those with interest in bird watching would find the city interesting as there is a fresh water lagoon where a large number of indigenous and migratory birds can be spotted.