Windhoek

Windhoek is Namibia’s capital city and the gateway to the region, with an international airport and a host of visitor-friendly facilities. Featuring a combination of colonial German and modern architecture, the city is a green oasis for visitors who’ve traveled on Namibia’s dusty roads. It’s unique history as a German colony has shaped the city’s architecture, its people, cuisine – and especially its beer. Windhoek is Namibia’s biggest city and has an urban buzz that offers travelers respite.

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Highlights in Windhoek

  • Historical sites like the Christuskirche, Heinitzburg Castle and Independence Museum
  • Go on a desert adventure
  • Wander through the Tintenpalast gardens
  • Enjoy the German beer and German-inspired cuisine
  • Learn about the history on a cultural tour

Featured Accommodation

The Olive Exclusive All-Suite Hotel

The Olive Exclusive is a luxurious boutique hotel in a quiet corner of Namibia’s capital, Windhoek. This beautiful hilltop property has an easy elegance; the sleek modern lines complemented by rough-hewn furnishings and striking photographs of Namibia’s landscapes, people and wildlife. Each of the seven suites has a lounge with…

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