Must-see attractions in Guinea-Bissau

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    Parque Nacional das Ilhas de Orango

    Though it consists of several other islands (Ilha de Imbone, Ilha de Orangozinho, Ilha de Canogo and Ilha de Meneque), the heart of Parque Nacional das…

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    Parque Natural das Lagoas de Cufada

    Sandwiched between the Buba and Corubal Rivers, this 890-sq-km park is the largest wetlands reserve in Guinea-Bissau. Kayaking across placid waters on an…

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    An inspiring community project that introduces visitors to the traditions of the Papel people. Pano de pente, symbolic weavings made by Papel men on large…

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    Bubaque Museum

    Houses a collection of masks, sculptures and other ritual objects collected by an Italian missionary

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    Fortaleza d'Amura

    Surrounded by imposing, if decomposing stone walls, this fort, originally built in 1753, is the headquarters of the Guinean military and off-limits to…

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    Presidential Palace

    The newly renovated presidential palace dominates Praça dos Heróis Nacionais at the northern end of Av Amílcar Cabral. Damaged during the civil war, its…

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    Pidjiguiti Monument

    Three separate monuments to martyrs of the 1959 Pidjiguit Massacre when striking dockworkers were killed by the colonial police force. August 3rd, the day…

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    Home Museum of Amílcar Cabral

    Not really worth a visit except for its historical value as the birthplace of Guinea-Bissau's independence leader Amílcar Cabral (1924–1973). Might need…