Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, Maseru

3.8
Travel along the sandstone plateau that forms the World Heritage Site of Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, a former stronghold for Basotho chief Moshoeshoe I. Guides stationed at various intervals along the hike will offer you information and fascinating stories about the history of the monument. Talk with them to learn about the area's connections to the royal family and how the region was used as a stronghold during famous conflicts. Be sure to wear appropriate footwear, as the hike can get uncomfortably steep. Work out when and for how long to visit Thaba-Bosiu National Monument and other Maseru attractions using our handy Maseru journey planner.
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  • Mountain at Night is the "English" translation, as the Basothos believe the mountain grew during the night, once was a natural fortress. This was once Lesotho Capital, it is close to Maseru the...  more »
  • We learned so much in our 2 hour visit. Great guide and museum is well laid out And quite informative.  more »

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