The Musée National is small but nevertheless contains some beautiful ethnographic pieces from many of Mali's ethnic groups, including...
Marché de Medina
The charm of this market is that few tourists reach here, so you're unlikely to be hassled. It's also a good place to buy second-hand...
Tara Africa Tours
Bamako is a city that comes into its own after dark, and on weekends it's a party town. Clubs don't get going before midnight and close...
Café Restaurant la Casa
In Bamako Coura, this is a fine, relaxed backpacker hang-out opposite the Mission Catholique; their spaghetti, couscous and ragout...
Fetish Stalls information
Lonely Planet review
The Fetish Stalls, near the Maison des Artisans, are not for the faint-hearted, offering up a stomach-turning array of bones, skins, dried chameleons and rotting monkey heads.