Bamako, Mali's capital located along the Niger River,is the hub of West Africa, near Dakar and Abidjan. Spend a good week seeing the city.
Don't miss:The International Photography Meetings, the Percussion Festival of Bamako, the Festival of Realities (theatre festival that takes place in December).
The Cradle of Africa is particularly known for its markets, including the Rose Market and the Medina Market, the two main markets in the city.
In Bamako, you must visit the famous Palace of the Hampaté Amadou Ba Culture, where the major national and international artistic and cultural events are on display. Moreover, in this west-central African city, you will find the National Museum of Mali, which was built in 1979 and inspired by the Sudanese model, offering a collection of works about the cultural life of societies in Mali.
The capital of Mali pays tribute to the arts, particularly through the National Museum of Mali and the Conservatory of Arts and Multimedia Trades. It is in Bamako that you will find the National Library of Mali and the French Cultural Centre, which will delight French tourists visiting Mali.
Go out and meet people as you stroll through Bamako and its various neighbourhoods: Djelibougou (the griot community), Ouolofobougou (the Wolof community) Bozola (the Bozo community), etc. These exchanges add a unique flavour to your trip.
Discover Bamako's cuisine and try Tô: millet or corn added to boiling water and served with goubo sauce.
If you have enough time, visit Koulouba where the big hill and residence of the president of Mali are located.
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