Luanda is a charming costal city and the capital city of Angola. As a former Portuguese colony Luanda has many colonial buildings reminiscent of European architecture. Luanda is considered the cultural capital of Angola and boasts a vibrant musical nightlife. Visitors looking to learn more about the culture will find an excellent introduction at the Museu de Antropologia. The city is also the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Angola, and you will find many interesting colonial churches to explore.