A number of walking trails lead through the Garden and the most common woody plants are clearly labelled. The desert house, rockery and nursery house a comprehensive collection of Namibian succulents, many of which rare and endangered. The NBGN is the only botanic garden in the country.
Businesses were established in Kaiser Street (the present Independence Avenue), and houses were built along the dominant ridge, including three eye-catching castles. The German colonial era came to an end during World War I, when South African troops occupied Windhoek on 12 May 1915 on behalf of Britain.
The Dutch Reformed Church in Namibia (DRCN; Afrikaans: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Namibië) is a Christian denomination in Namibia. It is one of ten synods of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa (NGK), and the only one outside South Africa. It covers all of Namibia except for the Eastern Caprivi Strip.
Emmanuel Church is situated in Windhoek, Namibia. We are a Bible-believing, Christ-centred and Spirit-driven church. Whilst we have a passion for the lost and broken, we make every effort to reach the lost through missions and to reach out to our fellow believers in love.
Any meteorites that have been legally removed and aren't on display in Post Street Mall, can be viewed at the Geological Survey Museum in Aviation Road near Eros Airport, Windhoek. The Gibeon Meteorites, Post Street Mall, Windhoek, were proclaimed a national monument on 15th February 1950.
Goreangab Dam is a dam in the north-western suburbs of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. It dams the ephemeral Arebbusch River and its tributary, the Gammams River which both run across Windhoek. The dam has a capacity of 3.6 million cubic metres (4,700,000 cu yd).
Heroes Acre Windhoek Namibia (part 1) Namibia's National Monument to honour the Heroes and Heroines of Namibia Whether you are a citizen of beautiful Namibia who has not yet been to the Heroes' Acre or a tourist, a visit to the site that lays in the Auas Mountains about 10km south of Windhoek will prove to be a memorable experience for you.
Kudu Statue - Independence Avenue and John Meinert StreetA visiting sculptor, Professor Fritz Behn of Munich, once drew a kudu in the guest book of Mrs. Olga Levinson, former President of the Art Association. "What a marvelous monument that would make", she commented. Mr. Ernst Behnsen, a prominent Windhoek businessman offered to pay the total cost of the bronze sculpture.
Trans Namib Railway Museum. One of the most interesting museums in Windhoek is Railway Museum depicting history of railway lines in Namibia. You can visit it on Windhoek city tours. The Trans Namib Museum is located in historical Windhoek Railway station building.