St John's Maroon Church
St John's Maroon Church is a squat white building with big windows built around 1820. An example of the area's Krio architecture, it was...
Sierra Leone National Museum
The Sierra Leone National Museum has a small but fascinating collection of jujutrinkets and historical artefacts, including Temne...
Freetown's most famous landmark is the fat Cotton Tree in the centre of the old part of town. Nobody's sure if it can be quite that old,...
Balanta Music Academy
On the last Friday of every month, Balanta Music Academy opens its doors to the public for a great evening of student performers,...
Lonely Planet review
Both the name and the food beat the decor at this local plasas spot. The menu changes daily, according to what's on-hand, but you can expect to fill up with sour-sour, cassava leaves or simple rice and fish for less than Le10,000.