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Address: N'Djamena, Chad

Populated by embassies and colonial houses, the Avenue Charles de Gaulle is...

Populated by embassies and colonial houses, the Avenue Charles de Gaulle is evidence of lasting European influence in Africa.

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when you pass through the avenue CdC, there are lots of mobile shops and persons selling mobile recharge cards. lots of motobikes

Reviewed 14 November 2016
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

when you pass through the avenue CdC, there are lots of mobile shops and persons selling mobile recharge cards. lots of motobikes

Thank ludovic769
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

That's the main road of N'Djamena. It is often very dusty, especially during the dry season. Some nice spots with trees and green areas, many little shops where you can buy a soda or some biscuits, and lots of secondary roads linked to. If you go to N'Djamena, you will definitely pass by it!

2 Thank Francesca A
Ballymena NI
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57 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

N'Djamena, was an interesting city to visit. I stayed there for approx one week and stayed at the Novotel. I was comfortable there although the AC was not the best. I found entry into Chad very easy, and exit very difficult, thanks in part to Air France and in part to the uniformed persons at the airport on exit. Not... More 

2 Thank GrahamNI
London, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Nobody comes to NDjamena for the sights, not much to say about them. A 5 minute walk down the street will provide all the impressions you need, suggest leave wallet, phone & watch in hotel safe while doing so.

3 Thank andrasz
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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

In all honesty, N'Djamena is not a very beautiful city: it is flat and with no special attractions. The only places to see are the Av. Charles de Gaulle, the market and the river. Nothing more. The good thing is that, over the years all the important roads have been asphalted.

2 Thank Maurizio P
Monroe, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I've only been a few other places in the world that hits all my senses at the same time. The sights, the sounds, the smells, walking through the mass of humanity. I Loved It!!

Thank Babu957
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014

very crowdly and fast and dangerous driving on that street Be careful when crossing that street, people and merchandise and drivers go so fast on that road is very risky to drive or to walk on that road or street

5 Thank adagomi
Lochgilphead, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Long, dusty, sandy, trafficky, busy, noisy, exciting and scary! Full of offices, eateries, small 1950's dark, dingy shops selling a range of items from American style fridges to incense sticks, frozen peas to lumps of meat. You have to look into every store to find what you want. Go early in the day to avoid the heat. Plan your response... More 

1 Thank davinasully
N'Djamena, Chad
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36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

On Avenue Charles de Gaulle you will find many stores, Restaurants and offices (main airline companies), etc. I go very often to Avenue Charles de Gaulle for different reasons: shopping, eating out, anything else...

4 Thank princessslisa
Tucson, AZ
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2013

It's the main road thru the expensive shopping district. Not that you will find all that much stuff, this is a developing country. But, in the past few years its has been developing fast! There is a lot of new construction going on. Some of it right on Charles de Gaulle Blvd. So, yes, if you come to N'Djamena, you... More 

5 Thank TravelerJimTucson_AZ

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