Bobo-Dioulasso's centrepiece, the expansive Grand Marché, is hugely enjoyable and atmospheric, and a wonderful (and largely hassle-free)...
Musée Communal Sogossira Sanon
A small museum that showcases masks, statues and ceremonial dress from all over Burkina Faso. There are full-scale examples of...
Bobo's historical centre is a thriving neighbourhood. Little has changed over the centuries in terms of organisation: Muslims, griots ...
One of Bobo's long-standing music venues, with concerts every night. It also serves excellent pizzas (CFA3000 to CFA4000).
Boulangerie Pâtisserie La Bonne Miche
Excellent bread and pastries.
Grande Mosquée information
Built in 1893, the Grande Mosquée is an outstanding example of Sahel-style mud architecture, with conical towers and wooden struts (which both support the structure and act as scaffolding during replastering). Visits take you inside the building and onto the roof terrace where you'll get a different perspective of the towers.