Windhoek – The Capital City

Windhoek is the capital city of Namibia, a country in South Africa. Windhoek is a part of the Khomas region in Namibia. This city has the highest population among all the towns in Namibia. Aside from the being the capital city of Namibia, it is also the center for cultural, economic, and social status of the Republic of Namibia. Almost all of the major establishments are located in this city such as the University of Namibia, Africa’s only theatre, Namibia government institutions, and other major establishments.

Are you looking for a great Namibia travel experience? Then visit this city to witness the many landmarks that this place has to show you. Notable landmarks in the city of Windhoek are the Christ Church, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Zoo Park, Tintenpalast, Alte Feste, Supreme Court of Namibia, the National Library of Namibia, Windhoek Railway Station, the Holy Cross Convent School, the Daan Viljoen Game Reserve, the Windhoek Public Library, and the three castles of Windhoek namely Schwerinsburg, Sanderburg, and Heinitzburg.

When you are planning for a Namibia travel going to the city of Windhoek, there are various transportation ways that you can choose from such as the railway stations of Okahandja, Rehoboth, and Gobabis, different highways leading to Windhoek, air transportation such as the Windhoek International Airport and the Eros Airport. Getting around the city of Windhoek is easy. You can either go around by your own car or rent from car rental agencies that operate in Windhoek, go around by taxi, or go around by foot.

Once you are in the city of Windhoek, you should not miss to try on the local foods and drinks that the city is offering. Many restaurants and bars in Windhoek are open to serve the city’s visitors. Some of the restaurants operating in the city of Windhoek are Abyssinia, Cattle Baron, Pick ‘n Pay, Sardinia, King Pie, Joe’s Beer House, Taal Indian Restaurant, Namibian Institute of Culinary Education (NICE), Tim Sum, and La Dolce Vita. Have a drink in some of Windhoek’s famous bars like Funky Lab, Luigi and the Fish, Joe’s Beer Garden, The Wine Bar, Blitzkrieg Bunker Bar, Bump and Zum Wirt.

Windhoek city also offers a wide range of accommodations. Accommodations in Windhoek vary from hotels, to guesthouses, villas, cottages, self-catering homes, and lodges. When you are strict on your budget, here are some of the accommodations that you can try: Cardboard Box Backpackers hostel, Chameleon City Backpackers, Chameleon Guest House B&B, and Paradisegarden Backpackers. If you want average accommodations in Windhoek, the places that you can try are Okavango Guesthouse, Hotel Casa Blanca, Galpinii Guest House, Klein Windhoek Guest House, and Jordani Bed and Breakfast. If you are looking for the most luxurious accommodations in Windhoek, your choices would be the Kalahari Sands, Windhoek Country Club, and Heinitzburg. Other accommodations that can be found in Windhoek are Hochland Haven Guest House, Villa Verdi, Pete’s Regin Rest Cottage, Pete’s Heart’s Home Self Catering, Guesthouse Terra Africa, Van Zyl’s Accommodation, Protea Hotel Furstenhof, Olive Grove Guesthouse, Pension Moni Hotel, The Elegant B&B, Hochland Nest, Fourie’s Nest, Sun International Kalahari Sands Hotel, Legacy Hotels Windhoek Country Club, Windhoek Lodge, Casa Amico Mio, and Schiedthof.

If you want an excellent shopping experience on your Namibia travel vacation, Windhoek is the best city for you. Numerous shopping arcades and centers are open for business in this wonderful city of Namibia.

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