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How To Get Around In Conakry

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Conakry is narrow and lengthy, since it is located on a peninsula. Although numerous tourist attractions are located on Tombo Island at the extreme extremity of the peninsula, distances might be lengthy. Taxis are the most convenient mode of transportation for visitors.

The Conakry Express, a commuter train that spans the length of the city, is a popular mode of transportation for inhabitants. Although it is not often suggested for visitors, it may nevertheless be an intriguing way to see everyday life.

Conakry’s street numbering method begins with a two-letter code for the urban area, followed by a three-digit number: odd for north-south streets and even for east-west streets, for example, KA002 for a northbound street in the Kaloum district.

How To Travel To Conakry

Flights from Europe are available daily from Paris by Air France and three times a week via Brussels Airlines. Most West African cities are served by domestic carriers; Casablanca and Dakar both have many daily flights and good additional connections.

Districts & Neighbourhoods In Conakry

The city of Conakry is split into five municipal communes:Kaloum is the city's center.Dixinn - home of the University of Conakry and several embassiesRatoma is well-known for its nightlife.MatamConakry International Airport is located in Matoto.

Prices In Conakry

Tourist (Backpacker) - 34 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including:meals in cheap restaurant, public transport, cheap hotel.Tourist (regular) - 103 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including:mid-range meals and drinks,transportation, hotel.MARKET / SUPERMARKETMilk1 liter$ 2.60Tomatoes1 kg$ 2.10Cheese0.5 kg$ 11.00Apples1 kg$ 4.10Oranges1...

Sights & Landmarks In Conakry

Conakry Grand Mosque. It was built in 1982 by Guinea's first president, Ahmed Sékou Touré, and is one of the biggest in Sub-Saharan Africa.Conakry Botanical Garden.Known for its kapok treesMonument du 22 Novembre 1970. The triumph of the attempted coup led by Portuguese forces in 1970, known as Operation Green Sea,...

Food & Restaurants In Conakry

Jardin de Chine. It's a safe bet with terrific meals and a charming environment.Mouna Internet Cafe. Has extremely delicious croissants for a quick bite.Le Cedre, 6th Avenue This Lebanese restaurant is a little difficult to locate (near Mouna Internet), but it serves good meals.

Shopping In Conakry

Conakry has a number of big marketplaces.Marché Madina - Marché Medina is a market in Conakry, Guinea that is one of the biggest in West Africa. It offers "anything from Chinese kitchenware to indigo fabric" as well as antique publications. It, like Marché du Niger, offers a large variety of fruits...

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