Must-see shopping in Benin

  • Librairie Notre-Dame


    This bookshop is next to the cathedral, and has an excellent selection of books on Benin (in French) and maps of Cotonou and Benin.

  • Sonaec


    A smart bookshop which stocks the latest periodicals, maps and some photography books on West Africa.

  • Woodin


    For quality Dutch wax fabric, head to Woodin, where demi-pièces (6m of material) start at CFA17,000.

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