Arts & Culture

  • Wide Open Walls Colourful and wild murals created by international artists on the walls of village homes.
  • Tunbung Arts Village A south coast hideaway full of art and wonder.
  • Tanji Village Museum Learn about cultural traditions of the Mandinka.
  • Albert Market See today's sculptors, painters and artisans in action at Banjul's buzzing marketplace.

Historic Sites

  • Wassu Stone Circles Mysterious UNESCO World Heritage site created over 1000 years ago.
  • Jufureh Sad legacy of the brutal era of slavery.
  • Janjanbureh Former colonial centre that has a smattering of historic buildings.
  • Fort James Ruins of a 17th-century fortress that once guarded the river.


  • Makasutu Culture Forest Wildlife-filled reserve that's home to wetlands, mangroves and savannah.
  • Arch 22 Gaze out over the rooftops of Banjul atop this curious monument.
  • Kotu Beach Lovely beach backed by palm trees and fringed with lagoons.
  • Sanyang Breathtaking shoreline – it's not called 'paradise beach' for nothing.