Attractions

Top Choice Cultural Centre in Conakry

Centre d'Art Acrobatique Keita Fodeba

The Centre d'Art Acrobatique Keita Fodeba is perhaps the single most amazing experience in Guinea. Every weekday morning scores of acrobats spin, twirl and flip through routines that have made them the envy of circu…
Cemetery in Conakry

Cimetière de Boulbinet

The shady Cimetière de Boulbinet reveals something of the harshness of life for the European colonialists who came to this humid and once mosquito-infested corner of Africa. Very few of the cemetery occupants seemed…
Museum in Conakry

Musée National

The Musée National has a modest collection of masks, statues and musical instruments, many of which are used in religious or mystical ceremonies.
Park in Conakry

Jardin 2 Octobre

Jardin 2 Octobre is a large park that contains a well-maintained children's playground. For those without little people in tow it's a calm break from the hectic city beyond.
Cathedral in Conakry

Cathédrale Sainte-Marie

Conakry's dwindling Christian population almost manages to fill the pews of the red and yellow Cathédrale Sainte-Marie each Sunday morning. Construction of the cathedral began in 1928 and the interior contains some …
Forest in Conakry

Jardin Botanique

The Botanical Garden is more a semi-wild patch of tropical forest rather than a botanical garden. It's a nice place for a relaxed walk under the kapok trees, but even though entry is technically free the soldiers at…
Architecture in Conakry

Palais Mohammed V

Destroyed in a bombardment by mutinous troops in 1996, the former Palais des Nations was renovated, re-opened and re-christened the Palais Mohammed V (after the late Moroccan King). Today, as before its destruction,…
Mosque in Conakry

Grande Mosquée

Seeing worshippers flock to Conakry's impressive Grande Mosquée on a Friday is amazing. Built in 1984, the mosque is a striking building that accommodates up to 10,000 worshippers. Unless you're a practising Muslim …