– Namibia: National Heritage Sites have been reopened!

The National Heritage Council of Namibia (NHC), the national administrative body responsible for the protection of Namibia’s natural and cultural heritage, has announced the reopening of the Heritage Sites under its direct management. Only the Brandberg Mountain Heritage Site remains closed due to the lockdown restrictions in the Erongo Region. As the State of Emergency continues with eased restrictive measures, coronavirus regulations will be observed at the Heritage Site therefore the wearing of face masks is mandatory when visiting the sites. As part of the measures, the Heritage Sites will only be open from Monday – Friday. Weekend visitation is allowed solely on bookings.

The reopened heritage sites in Namibia are the following:

  • Twyfelfontein World Heritage Site
  • Petrified Forest National Heritage Site
  • Hoba Meteorite National Heritage Site
  • Heroes Acre National Heritage Site
  • Burnt Mountain National Heritage Site
  • Zieben Platten National Heritage Site
  • Brandberg Mountain National Heritage Site (still closed due to the lockdown restrictions in the Erongo Region)
  • Lake Otjikoto National Heritage Site
  • Eenhana Shire National Heritage Site
  • Ondeshifilwa National Heritage Site
  • Organ Pipes National Heritage Site
  • Omugulugwoombashe National Heritage Site

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