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Take a look at our Top 10 Lusaka Attractions. From baby elephants to souvenir hunting and from Zambian art to historical must-visits.

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Embassy Park Presidential Burial Site Embassy Park, Independence Ave, Lusaka, Zambia

Embassy Park Presidential Burial Site is a mausoleum commemorating the lives of three of Zambia’s past presidents. Levy Patrick Mwanawasa, Frederick Chiluba and Michael Sata. - On Independence Avenue, 10 minutes’ drive from StayEasy Lusaka

The Freedom Statue Freedom Statue, Lusaka, Zambia

The Freedom Statue is a commemoration of 10 years of Zambian independence. Erected in 1974 and depicting freedom fighter Zanco Mutembo breaking his chains of captivity, the statue is believed to be a sculptural depiction of an actual event. For many, whether it happened or not, it is a symbol of a nation breaking free from colonial control. - On Independence Avenue, 7 minutes’ drive from StayEasy Lusaka

Henry Tayali Gallery Lion Lane street, Showgrounds, Lusaka, Zambia +260-955- 254 -440

Henry Tayali Gallery – Named after one of Zambia’s most prominent artists - an artist world renowned and so talented his first exhibition was at the age of 15. The gallery is also a centre of visual arts with seminars and workshops arranged for local members and educational institutions. Art works are for sale and contemporary and rising stars are featured in changing exhibitions. - On Lion Lane Street, 15 minutes’ drive from StayEasy Lusaka - 08h00 – 17h00 Mondays to Fridays - 10h00 – 16h30 Saturdays and Sundays

Kabwata Cultural Village Burma Rd, Lusaka, Zambia +260 97 9291049

A popular Lusaka attraction for traditional Zambian artefacts to take home as souvenirs and gifts.

Lusaka National Museum Lusaka National Museum, Independence Ave, Lusaka, Zambia +260 97 5621110

Lusaka National Museum gives a historical look at the people, culture and archaeology of Zambia. A gallery, heritage objects, sculptures and models give visitors a taste of Zambian life over the ages. - Independence Avenue, 10 minutes’ drive from StayEasy Lusaka - Open 09h00 – 16h30

Namwandwe Art & Sculpture Gallery Namwandwe Gallery, Lusaka, Zambia +260 97 6608538

Namwandwe Art & Sculpture Gallery is regarded as one of the nation’s best art galleries. Privately owned by businessman and lover of the arts, John Kapotwe, the gallery is open to the public and features the single best collection of contemporary Zambian art you’re likely to see. - On Leopards Hill Road, 25 minutes’ drive from StayEasy Lusaka - Open 09h00 – 16h00

Munda Wanga Environmental Park T2, Chilanga, Zambia +260 96 8868901

Munda Wanga Environmental Park is home to an impressive number of species from lions to pangolins. While it might seem a little unusual to see African wildlife in a zoo-like setting in Africa, the park is involved in important conservational and educational efforts. The botanical gardens aren’t at their most impressive but live up to the Munda Wanga name, meaning ‘my garden’ in the Nyanja language. - On Kafue Road, 30 minutes’ drive from StayEasy Lusaka - Open 08h00 – 18h00

Sunday Crafts Market Arcades Mall, Lusaka, Zambia
Lower Zambezi National Park Chongwe, Zambia

Lower Zambezi National Park – while this is a few hours outside of the city and is best experienced with a stayover in the park, it’s a real natural highlight of a stay in Lusaka. From fishing and canoe safaris to horseback bush exploring and game drives, the Lower Zambezi National Park offers visitors the chance of an African safari adventure. - 2 hours’ drive from StayEasy Lusaka

Lilayi Elephant Nursery Lilayi Lodge | Off Lilayi Road, Lusaka 10100, Zambia +260 21 1259871

Lilayi Elephant Nursery – established by a Zambian NGO aiming to promote community and game ranger conservation and cooperation. The elephant nursey rehabilitates orphan baby elephants during their youngest years before being later released back into the wild. Elephant feeding time is both educational and a very special experience. - On Lilayi Road, 45 minutes’ drive from StayEasy Lusaka - Open from 11h30 – 13h00 with free entry on Mondays

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