Mausoleum of Agostinho Neto, Luanda

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Marvel at the size of Mausoleum of Agostinho Neto, a landmark tower overlooking the sea and the final resting place of independent Angola's first president. The imposing Soviet-style concrete structure stands 120 m (393 ft) tall amidst a 500 m (1,640 ft) long square. Referencing Neto's poem "The Path of the Stars," the monument bears the name of his poetry book "Sacred Hope." Climb the tower for panoramic views of Luanda. The building also houses an exhibit of paintings featuring Dr. Neto, a set of sculptures representing Angolan trades, as well as a collection of photographs of the charismatic leader. Arrange to visit Mausoleum of Agostinho Neto and other attractions in Luanda using our Luanda holiday planner .
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  • The mausoleum of the "father of the nation," "Misei of the Angolan people" - Agostinho Neto. A majestic monument with a library and an interesting exhibition inside.
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  • It is not a place that offers much to see or that brings charms, but architecture is very curious (and the way of "cultivating" the late leader Agostinho Neto, still wanted by Angolans) in the Soviet/socialist style of the twentieth century, in the middle of Africa. Even that kind of statue of workers, artists and athletes there is. A contrast between futuristic architecture and tropical palm trees,
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  • A must go to anyone that wants to know the history of the 1st Angolan president and one of the main fighters of African rights and virtues
  • Amazing venue. World class venue. Well done Angola.
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