Lomé, Togo: Catholic Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, built by the Germans in 1901 - Gothic revival style with lattice work steeples - view towards Rue de l'Eglise - Cathédrale du Sacré-Cœur de Lomé / Herz-Jesu-Kathedralkirche

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Togo's capital – once dubbed “the pearl of West Africa” – may be a shadow of its former self, but it retains a charm and nonchalance. You'll probably appreciate its human scale and unexpected treats and gems: from tasty maquis (street-side eatery) food to colorful markets and palm-fringed boulevards.


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