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International in Kisangani

Chez Bronzetta

A genial and laid-back place run by a Québécois and his Congolese wife, Chez Bronzetta is perennially popular with local expats. Here you can dine outside in the garden or under the thatched paillotte (straw awning)…
Waterfall in Kisangani

Boyoma Falls

Formerly Stanley Falls, Boyoma Falls are a series of rapids (waterfalls is a bit of a stretch) on the Congo River spread out over 100km south from Kisangani. The last rapids are just to the east of town, which is wh…
Beach in Kisangani

Tshopo Falls

Tshopo Falls, 3km north of Kisangani by the dam and the old Skol Brewery, is a pleasant place to enjoy the river. The sandy beach here was swept away in floods in 2014, but is slowly re-forming. There's a bar-restau…
International in Kisangani

Riviera Restaurant

A rainbow of greens greets you as you enter this compact but rather charming restaurant, where an old-world spirit somehow still prevails. Choose from excellent steaks or fish, as well as a number of cheaper local d…
Mosque in Kisangani

Mosque

Looking rather more like something you'd find in Northern India than Central Africa, Kisangani's imposing green, turreted mosque overlooks the Congo River and is the town's most striking building. You'll pass it on …