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Sights & Landmarks In Conakry

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  • 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 trees
  • Monument du 22 Novembre 1970. The triumph of the attempted coup led by Portuguese forces in 1970, known as Operation Green Sea, is commemorated.
  • Palace of the People (Palais du Peuple). 
  • Soumba waterfalls (A two-hour trip from the city, just beyond Dubreka.) Swim to get your hunger going. There is also a restaurant where you can have a delicious lunch while listening to the roar of the water in the background.

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.

How To Get Around In Conakry

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...

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 / SUPERMARKET Milk1 liter$ 2.60Tomatoes1 kg$ 2.10Cheese0.5 kg$ 11.00Apples1 kg$ 4.10Oranges1...

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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