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What to see in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast Attractions


Ivory Coast has a number of interesting attractions. Abidjan itself has the Parc du Banco on the outskirts of the city, where visitors can experience the rainforest's flaura and fauna. Just near the entrance to the park is Africa's largest open-air laundrette. Inside Abidjan city is the Hotel Ivoire, once a glamourous place to stay but now left to ruin. St Paul's Cathedral is another site within the city of Abidjan. Further afeild visitors can see the capital (by name only) city of Yamoussoukro, which is famous for multiple-laned highways leading straight into the jungle, or city streets and blocks all laid out but no houses or structures lining the streets. Yamoussoukro is also famous for the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro (Basilica Notre Dame), which is a replica of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. The town of Man is also well-known for it's fabric and the traditional masks on sale, as well as for its surrounding waterfalls and beautiful natural scenery.


Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro

Yamoussoukro is the official capital of Ivory Coast, however this seems to be only by name. The city is a five-hour drive…

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Man

Man is a small town situated to the west of the central region of Ivory Coast. The town is known as the best area to…

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Saint Paul's Cathedral

Designed by Italian architect Aldo Spirito, and covering a massive 14,625 square feet (4,500m square), this cathedral…

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Tai National Park

The Parc National de Tai (Tai National Park) is undoubtedly the most staggering natural attraction that the Ivory Coast…

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