Benin is known for
Art & Architecture
Route des Esclaves This poignant memorial in Ouidah traces the physical and mental journey of enslaved people.
Musée d'Histoire de Ouidah This museum offers another look at the history of the trade of enslaved people and its heartbreaking impact.
Musée Historique d'Abome Wander through ancient palaces for an insight into the Dahomey Kingdom.
Musée Régional de Natitingou Look back at the history of the Somba people and their impressive, ochre-coloured clay dwellings.