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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…
Top Choice Concert Venue in Conakry

Faga Faga Fougou Espace Culturel

This is one of the most exciting live-music venues in Conakry. The ocean-side stage hosts a diverse array of local and West African groups performing anything from rap to world music to Afro-funk. The atmosphere is …
Top Choice Seafood in Conakry

Restaurant Îles des Joies

Our favourite restaurant in downtown Conakry, this very simple, family-run place is hidden down a dirty side-alley and, at first, looks rather uninviting, but don't fret. The seafood served up here – which is cooked…
Top Choice Arts Centre in Conakry

Centre Culturel Franco-Guinéen

French cultural centres in Africa usually put on diverse and exciting events, art-house films, world music concerts and exhibitions, and this one is no exception. As well as a busy cultural calender there's also a l…
Wildlife Reserve in Parc National du Haut Niger

Centre de Conservation pour Chimpanzés

The one place in the Parc National du Haut Niger that you are guaranteed to see large mammals is the Centre de Conservation pour Chimpanzés. This is a French-run project in which chimpanzees rescued from the exotic …
National Park in Guinea

Parc National du Haut Niger

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 important protected areas in Guinea. The forest, which is pock mar…
Waterfall in Pita

Chutes de Kambadaga

The chutes de Kambadaga, around 35km west of Pita, make for a brilliant day out. The waterfalls crash over three separate falls and they're surrounded by jungle where monkeys and a wealth of colourful birds are comm…
Arts Centre in N’zérékoré

Centre d'Exposition Artisanal de N'zérékoré

This modern and impressive arts and handicrafts centre allows you to watch craftspeople carving, weaving, hammering and stitching dyed mudcloth, wooden carvings and raffia bags, among other things. If you're lucky y…
Gardens in Dalaba

Jardins Auguste Chevalier

Established by a French botanist in 1908 to discover what European and Asian plants would flourish in Guinea, the Jardins Auguste Chevalier offer an enjoyable place to unwind in the shade of huge century-old oaks an…
Club in Conakry

MLS

This very chic place is in a league of its own, subtly styled in polished wood, soft fabrics, spotlighting and handmade furniture. And with a great sound system and good resident and visiting DJs to boot it's got to…