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Wed, 30 May 2018 17:30 - Updated Wed, 30 May 2018 17:30

Tourism Minister announces upgrading works of São Miguel fortress

Benguela - Zaire Ship and Sao Miguel fortress are the two important historical monuments in coastal Benguela province will be the targets of a process of requalification for the attraction and enrichment of the local tourist map.

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This was confirmed Wednesday by the minister of Hotel and Tourism, Ângela Bragança.

Ângela Bragança, who is on a three-day visit to Benguela said that the first ship to dock in Lobito from Zaire and the Museum of São Miguel Fortress in Catumbela should deserve special attention in the ambit of the project of the Government aimed to improve image and boost the conditions of Angolan monuments and museums.

The official said that Benguela is a region with a rich tourist potential, with hotel buildings and historical monuments, although in a state of degradation, hence the urgent recovery of these sites to attract tourists.

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