Blantyre, the commercial capital of Malawi is dotted with numerous attractions such as vibrant markets, shopping malls, pubs and restaurants. Located along the banks of Shire River, the city was established in 1876 as a Church of Scotland Mission Station. Top Tourist Attraction in Blantyre is Malawi’s biggest football stadium – The Kamuzu Stadium that holds national and international matches.
The city is renowned for shopping and offers visitors with numerous street shops and malls that sell some of the finest handicrafts and consumer items. Major tourist attractions in the city include Mandala House, Blantyre Mission and Chichiri Museum. Other important tourist places of interest in Blantyre are Society of Malawi, Michiru Mountain, Great Rift Valley and Shire River. The vibrant nightlife of Blantyre is finely depicted at the numerous hangout places off which The Blue Elephant restaurant and bar being the most prominent one.