Lubumbashi is the second largest city in the Democratic Republic of Congo after Kinshasa, the capital city of the country. Lubumbashi is a major commercial area in the country, it is home to several mining companies, which is why it is referred to as the mining capital of the country. Apart from the mining industry, Lubumbashi is also home several industrial centres that manufactures textile, beverages, food products and many more. The city also has its very own University, the University of Lubumbashi. Bandundu is the main city closest to Lubumbashi
Where to Stay in Lubumbashi
The Riverside Hotel is an excellent hotel in Lubumbashi, it features an on-site restaurant, an indoor pool and a beautiful lush garden. It truly is a really nice place to stay in during your visit. You can easily book this hotel and many more Hotels in Lubumbashi on Jumia Travel.
Things to Do in Lubumbashi
Lubumbashi has a zoo situated within it, which is a great place to visit. The zoo is said to house various collections of animals such as Lions, Tigers, Monkeys, Elephants and many more. there is also an impressive collection large snakes in the zoo and a termites museum. The National Museum of Lubumbashi, is another great place to visit in the city, here, you get to learn about the history of the city, its culture and the country as a whole.
Getting around Lubumbashi is easy, as it is served by several modes of transportation, the major ones are by private cars, taxis, motorcycles and buses. The city also has its very own international Airport, the Lubumbashi International airport, which makes getting into the city a lot easier.