Lusaka & Surrounds
The sprawling city of Lusaka definitely has a certain African charm and the truly fascinating thing about Lusaka is its energy! Lusaka didn’t exist until 1930, and was then just a sleepy agricultural centre. It became Zambia’s capital in 1935, but serious growth didn’t occur until the 1960’s. The size of the city has tripled since then, and Lusaka is bursting at the seams.
Lusaka has a fantastic climate; the summers are warm and sunny, spotted here and there with thundershowers, and the winters are mild with stacks of sunshine.
The city and suburbs are now abuzz with the latest office blocks, shops, restaurants and 4 major shopping malls. Hotel.
Along Great East Road are three of the largest shopping malls in Zambia, Arcades shopping mall (with open-air storefronts) and Manda Hill shopping mall (enclosed shops), and the latest, Levy Junction. These malls are home to local and international stores such as Shoprite, Game and Woolworths, Foschinis, Truworths, Movie Theatres and a number of fast food outlets and restaurants.
The city centre includes several blocks west of Cairo Road, around which lie the New City Market and Kamwala Market, a major shopping area, as well as the Zintu Community Museum. Further east lies the government area, including the State House and the various ministries, around the Cathedral Hill and Ridgeway areas. One of the main streets and points of interest upon business is the street of Cairo
|Languages spoken||Nyanja, Bemba, English|