Muhweza Hot Springs

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Location
The hot springs of Muhweza are situated 122kilometers from Bujumbura and are set at 4km south of the southernmost source of the Nile River, on the foot of the north-east part of Kibimbi Range.

The thermal springs of Muhweza are formed by two basin supplied by ascending springs, one being used by men and the other, more secret reserved for women

The thermal waters from the outlets of the two basins join the river and form a tributary of Jiji River.

Muhweza hot springs are believed by local people to have healing powers for several illnesses.

The water in the springs can warm up to 37.3 degree Celsius

 

 

 

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