Visit Dedza

Bembeke Cathedral

The interior of Bembeke Cathedral is decorated with a set of powerful frescos by local artist Michael Kapalamula The cathedral is open to visitors when there are no services.

Arrangements for a guided tour can be made by contacting the local priest, Fr Peter Kasonkanji, on 00 265 999 362 439 or 00 265 1223 320.

Bembeke exterior Bembeke alter Bembeke crucifiction

To get to the cathedral, turn east off the M1 about 7km south of the Dedza Township southern junction and road block at the village of Mwalawankhondo. Travel north 4km on the dirt road to Kanchito and then go east for 3km to Bembeke.