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Kinshasa is the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, located on the banks of the Congo River. Visitors can explore the city’s history and culture by visiting landmarks such as the National Museum of Congo, which showcases the region’s art and history, and the Palais de Marbre, a beautiful palace that serves as the office of the president. Other popular attractions include the Lola Ya Bonobo, a sanctuary for endangered bonobos, and the Livingstone Falls, a series of waterfalls that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Cuisine and Food cultureCongolese cuisine is a blend of African, French, and Belgian influences. Staple ingredients include cassava, plantains, and maize. Popular dishes include fufu, a starchy porridge, and moambe, a chicken or fish dish cooked in a sauce made from palm nuts. Visitors should also try makala, a traditional dish made from smoked fish.