The Musée National houses a dusty but interesting collection of traditional art and craftwork, including wooden statues and masks, pottery, ivory and bronze.
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.
The top floor of the Marché de Cocody is geared for tourists with all the usual trinkets.
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…