Cameroon in detail

Cameroon is known for

Traditional culture

Foumban The heart of an ancient sultanate, with a historic palace, mosque and community of craftspeople.

Bandjoun Visit the chief's ceremonial hut, surrounded by housing for his fifty wives.

Fon's Palace Hundreds of years of living history are evident at the highland palace of this traditional ruler.

Yaoundé Get the background on your travels round traditional Cameroon at a couple of great museums.


Cameroon is a wonderful country for seeing and purchasing crafts, with the grasslands region producing the most inventive and extraordinary creations.

Chefferie The expressively carved pillars of the mighty Chefferie represent one of the country's great artistic achievements

Handicrafts Cooperative and Pres Cafe Shop without stress for basketwork and carvings in these no-bargaining zones.

Marché des Fleurs Marvel at the inventiveness of Cameroonian craftspeople at this network of stalls.

Musée de la Blackitude A celebration of craft and life and how the two interact.

Village des Artisans Sample and buy the best of Bamoun creations in the grasslands region.


Lush and densely forested, Cameroon harbours some beautiful wilderness areas and wildlife.

Botanical Gardens Explore Limbe's botanical and medicinal natural wonders.

KUDU Cameroun Spot egg-laying turtles on the beach.

Mt Cameroon This mystic volcano is the highest mountain in West Africa.

Parc National de Campo-Ma'an Forest elephants, gorillas and leopards roam in a protected area.