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A place to visit in Côte d'Ivoire

The Basilica is the main, if not the only reason to come to Yamoussoukro. It doesn't mean the rest... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TheWayfarer1009
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Rijeka, Croatia
Massive and Hypnotizing

It is a huge and very attractive building. The whole place is one of the busiest tourist spot in... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Rezaur R
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Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Basilica is the main, if not the only reason to come to Yamoussoukro. It doesn't mean the rest of the town has no charms, but of all the tourist traps in entire Côte d'Ivoire, this one certainly and deservedly takes number one spot.

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

It is a huge and very attractive building. The whole place is one of the busiest tourist spot in Ivory Coast. But , its a non denying fact that there are very less tourists at IC. The place is very picturesque. A must view in...More

1  Thank Rezaur R
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A Quick positive note about Africab here, see website. we had a brief stay in CI and booked with Africab for a one long day trip from Abidjan to Yam. Yao, our driver, was excellent, air con in car too. Very pricey indeed, but good....More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The world's largest church is worth a visit. It is not expensive - 2000 per person (foreigners ) and additional 500 for camera. It is nice to have seen this great building - and the huge contrast to the rest of the city

2  Thank Anita N
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Don't bother paying the fee to use your camera, you can take photos anyway.. Photos are allowed once you go up stairs, and it is possible to take great snaps.....the church is ...just big..very impressive !

1  Thank rogerjh2016
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Even after knowing how this architectural marvel came about, the actual sight still renders you speechless.

Thank Jacqui W
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is very stunning place, and undoubtedly this place is not been explored by tourists much. About 230+ Kms from Abidjan (Conveyance: Car, Taxi or Bus) Reason to Discover this place : 1) In terms of height, this is the Tallest Church in the world...More

Thank Makhizhnan
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I witnessed today one of the best churches i have ever seen. Immensely huge and reflecting the faith of the people of Cote D'Ivoire. You have to visit the cathedral to witness the greatness

Thank GH777
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

On a day trip to Yamoussoukro from Abidjan with colleagues, we did the guided tour of the Basilica. It's a replica of St Peter's in Rome, but slightly taller! (St Peter's only keeps the name of biggest church in the world because it has more...More

2  Thank CrazyCrisB
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This church (one of the largest in the world) is truly impressive. We had an excellent tour guide who knew the building from top to bottom as well as the best photo spots. It's a beautiful structure with replicas of famous sculptures with an Ivorian...More

2  Thank KatOre12
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