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Chapungu Sculpture Park

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We enjoyed walking around the Sculpture Park, but also took the opportunity to do some birding at... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
pmg66381
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England, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

The sculptures are mainly abstract, and although well carved it does not cater for all tastes. We... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2015
CookRE
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Doon Estate is delightful. From women entrepreneurs manning everything from recycled art store, to finally a one stop place where a tourist can get postcards. To the WOVEN showroom, of African basketry, which is really high quality work. Moving to Chapungu, within the same...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tisha S
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Visited this place with minimal expectations. Some excellent traditional and contemporary sculptures in parklands and a building that is being regenerated by owner Roy Guthrie. A great opportunity to watch and talk with the sculptors while they're working. Seems to be a reemerging calling. Nicely...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chris D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Chapungu Sculpture Park was closed because it has been vandalized and is getting renovated. Instead, go a short ways down the street to Doon Estate, where there is an extensive outdoor sculpture gallery with carvers working. Also an indoor gallery where you can purchase sculptures,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Veronica F
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A must see artsitic attraction, the Chapungu Sculpture Park is in Msasa town a 20 minute drive from the city centre. It displays the work of Zimbabwean stone sculptors. It was founded in 1970 by Roy Guthrie, who was instrumental in promoting the work of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank hikwam
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wonderful art sculptures, trur craftmanship. This is a collaboration of several artists working and selling their art. A place for finding true gems

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Tuftetroll
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were so lucky to meet Roy Guthrie during our visit to the Park and to learn about the artists and his work to help the artists and the Art. The Park is quite extensive with a variety of work and great for presents, some...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jean-Marie G
Reviewed 24 August 2016

At Chapungu there is a variety of gifts one can choose from and buy for your respected friends and guests. The place is well known for supplying well polished artefacts in Zimbabwe and abroad. The prices range from $5.00 to around $2 000.00 depending on...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Paterson E
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We enjoyed walking around the Sculpture Park, but also took the opportunity to do some birding at the same time.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank pmg66381
Reviewed 29 January 2016

An amazing and ever changing park full of statues. I cannot help buying something every time I visit. Inspiring.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

The sculptures are mainly abstract, and although well carved it does not cater for all tastes. We eventually had to take our U K visitors over to the Enterprise Road by Newlands to find the carvings that they wanted to take back home. Nice guys...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank CookRE
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