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Best places to visit in Rwanda

Lake Kivu, a vast stretch of water that borders the whole western side of the country, that you simply cannot miss while on a trip to Rwanda . Rubavu, Karongi and Cyangugu are the main cities.
Virunga Park is a wild yet peaceful haven; a land abudant with vegetation . The volcanic landscape is exceptional and hides an indigenous mammal: the silverback gorilla.
Pretty seaside resort by the north side of Lake Kivu, Rwanda's sea. Rubavu (Gisenyi) is a calming place thanks to the water and its pleasant and local atmosphere.
Karongi (formerly named Kibuye) is in the centre of Lake Kivu's east coast. This is one of the essential places to go to while on a trip to Rwanda .
A real breath of fresh air and a nature experience! Nyungwe is a huge and sublime rainforest where the wildlife evolves naturally over time. Numerous species live here, some indigenous and all protected in this setting. 
A major Rwandan city, Huye (formerly Butare) is characterised by the fact that it is an intellectual centre thanks to its academic and scientific institutions.
Rwanda's capital and mostly known for the tragic events of 1994, Kigali has been modernising itself as fast as it can ever since. If English is now the official language, French is still widely and very well spoken.
A stopover city, Musanze is on the road between Kigali and Gisenyi. With a large coach station, it's also the essential stopping-off place for visiting Volcanoes National Park and its inhabitants, the mountain gorillas.
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