Bissau attractions

Fortress in Bissau

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 visitors. After dark, exercise caution when walking past the for…
Palace in Bissau

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 graceful, neoclassical facade now incorporates modern features…
Monument in Bissau

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 of the event, is a national holiday. There's also a bust of …
Notable Building in Bissau

Assembleia Ministério da justiça

Greco-Roman-style building housing the Ministry of Justice.
Church in Bissau

Bissau Cathedral

Designed by a Portuguese architect and built in 1945.
Mosque in Bissau

Grande Mesquita de Bissau

Largest mosque in Bisau.