The African continent is considered the poorest continent in the world, however, these beautiful African cities meet the standard of cities in the richest parts of the world.
The media and internet are flooded by pictures of starving children and deteriorated villages which portrays Africa as poor.
There are many cities in Africa that will destroy the portrayal of poverty and allow Africa to be seen with other beautiful cities in the world.
1. Luanda, Angola
Luanda is the capital of Africa’s third largest oil producer and is home to the nation’s main seaport and administrative centre.
The government is investing in making Luanda more genuinely pleasing by building buildings that replace old slums, several highways have been contrasted, and a large new airport as well.
2. Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg is the largest and wealthiest city in South Africa.
Filled with life, enthusiasm and an amazing culture, it is the tourist’s go to place.
3. Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Major city for business and government, Dar Es Salaam is the largest and richest city in Tanzania.
4. Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi and its outskirts offer the most beautiful landscape.
Home to several business opportunities and tourism, Addis Ababa is the choicest destination for travel agents as well as tourists worldwide.
5. Marrakech, Morocco
Marrakech is one of the most exotic places in the world, with many exciting things to do and see.
Its red-coloured buildings, beautiful oriental palaces and mosques, and vibrant local markets are what make Marrakech one of the most beautiful cities in Africa.
This cultural oasis nestled amidst the red sands of the desert is often called the Red City, the Pink City or the City of Roses.
6. Cape Town, South Africa
Located at the foot of Table Mountain, the picturesque view that the city offers on a clear and sunny day is hard to describe in words. It is also not far from the famous Cape of Good Hope.
7. Tunis, Tunisia
Home to modern office buildings in narrow streets with white washed one or two storey houses with blue windows and doors, Tunis will have you reminiscing about the islands of Greece or Andalusia in Spain.
8. Abuja, Nigeria
Abuja is home to neat and wide roads, well planned lay-outs, effective and cheap public transportation, beautiful and exotic private and government buildings as well as the grandest mosque in Nigeria.
Aesthetically pleasant, serene and suburban nature while also offering many activities, are just some of the reasons why Abuja is on our list.
These cities are some of the most beautiful cities in Africa that are worthy to rub shoulders with cities in the richest countries and when seen in pictures with no context they are mistaken as cities in the richest cities.