Masvingo

Masvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of Zimbabwe
Masvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of Zimbabwe

General Information

Masvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda) is a small and busy centre in the Masvingo Province of Zimbabwe.  Located on the road to Harare the town is a commercial centre for cattle ranching and agriculture (grain, cotton, tobacco, fruit, and sugar), as well as there being gold and asbestos mining in the area. 

The town is close to Great Zimbabwe, a national monument from which the country takes its name.  ​The ruins at Great Zimbabwe are awe-inspiring and timeless. The quality of the building in places is amazing, there is nothing like it in Southern Africa.  The stone walls are up to 6m thick and 12m high and are built of granite blocks without the use of mortar.

Accommodation in Masvingo

There is a wide variety of accommodation options available in Masvingo from a park and camp site, lodge, hotel and guest houses.  Please see our accommodation directory for more information on all that is on offer.

Activities in Masvingo

  • See the old steam engine in the train station
  • Modern civic centre
  • Queen Victoria Gardens
  • Kyle National Park - many different species of game, including the white rhino
  • Mushandike National Park
  • Great Zimbabwe ruins
  • The Mucheke township is 2 km away has one of Zimbabwe's liveliest markets
  • Lake Mutirikwe Recreational Park - popular for fishing and boating, amongst other activities, and is the largest man-made lake within the country
  • Shagashe Game Park - 5km from Masvingo along the Harare road
  • 18-hole golf course in town
  • Masvingo Craft Village​
  • Roselli Gallery sells paintings, carvings, handmade fabrics, by local artists

Businesses

Masvingo's business community is thriving. Tourists can find shops, stalls and souvenirs in the vicinity. The local restaurants are a culinary delight and there is something for every taste. Please go to our business directory for a full list of businesses you can find in the region.

Masvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of ZimbabweMasvingo (previously known as Fort Victoria and briefly Nyanda), in the Masvingo Province of Zimbabwe

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