Livingstone-Stanley Monument, Bujumbura

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Monument · Tourist Spot
Discover the meeting place of two celebrated British explorers at Livingstone-Stanley Monument. A single, giant rock marks the site of their chance encounter, with their names and the date carved into its surface. They spent several nights at this spot, discussing ideas and sharing thoughts. Apart from the monument, the site serves as an ideal vantage point among the picturesque scenery. Use our Bujumbura attractions planner to visit Livingstone-Stanley Monument on your trip to Bujumbura, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This would have happened on November 25, 1871 in Mugere, about ten kilometers south of Bujumbura on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika. A stone (moved) was erected on the spot to immortalize the...  more »
  • I happened to be passing so I called in to see the monument. A young goatherd tried to charge us BIF 3000 to go in. I admire his enterprise but the locals I was with were having none of it. It was a.....  more »
  • Nice place;)But not for free!
  • Excellent historic place. Nice view of the south side of the city!!

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