Art Deco in Bukavu, Congo
Bukavu is the capital of the province of South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The city has over 100 art deco buildings constructed during Belgian colonial rule.
Palais de Justice – Courthouse
Sud-Kivu provincial Assembly
Bukavu Shopping Center
Bukavu population is over 850,000 people
Congo Airlines Headoffices
A forgotten Art Deco city in the heart of Africa
Bukavu City Hall
Art Deco architecture built by the colonial inhabitants of what was then the Belgian Congo in the 1920s and 1930s.
Independence came in 1960 and most of Bukavu seems to have remained frozen in time ever since.
The Our Lady of Peace Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de la Paix de Bukavu)
also known as the Cathedral of Bukavu.
The temple was built from 1948 to 1951