Great Zimbabwe National Monument (1986)

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Zimbabwe 1986. Great Zimbabwe National Monument.

The ruins of Great Zimbabwe the capital of the Queen of Sheba, according to an age-old legend are a unique testimony to the Bantu civilization of the Shona between the 11th and 15th centuries. The city, which covers an area of nearly 80 ha, was an important trading centre and was renowned from the Middle Ages onwards.
  • Zimbabwe 1986. Great Zimbabwe National Monument. 

Other World Cultural Heritage Properties in Zimbabwe (on this site). For more information about the individual properties, please refer to the UNESCO-listing, Zimbabwe section

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