Church in Abidjan

Cathedrale St Paul

Designed by the Italian Aldo Spiritom, the Cathedrale St Paul is a bold and innovative modern cathedral. The stained glasswork is as warm and rich as that inside the Yamoussoukro basilica.
Museum in Abidjan

Musée National

The Musée National houses a dusty but interesting collection of traditional art and craftwork, including wooden statues and masks, pottery, ivory and bronze.
Notable Building in Abidjan

La Pyramide

Step back and look up at some of the buildings of Le Plateau; they're as breathtaking up close as from a distance. La Pyramide , designed by the Italian architect Olivieri, was the first daring structure.
Market in Abidjan

Marché de Cocody

The top floor of the Marché de Cocody is geared for tourists with all the usual trinkets.
Outdoors in Abidjan

Parc du Banco

On the northwest edge of town is the Parc du Banco rainforest reserve. It has very pleasant walking trails, majestic trees and a lake, but little in the way of wildlife. Near the park entrance is Africa's largest ou…
Mosque in Abidjan

Grande Mosquée