Cité de Niger


Lording it on the hill overlooking the town, the Cité de Niger was built by Touré to house his guests. Since his fall from power the site had been allowed to crumble, but at the time of research a major renovation project was underway and when it re-opens the site will house a museum and hotel.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Guinea attractions

1. Parc National du Haut Niger

18.98 MILES

Covering some 1200 sq km, the Parc National de Haut Niger is one of West Africa's last significant stands of tropical dry forest and one of the most…