We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Basilica of Our Lady of Peace

Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire
Review Highlights
Worth a visit - MORE TOURIST INFO PLEASE- bring your ID/passport

A Quick positive note about Africab here, see website. we had a brief stay in CI and booked with... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Jane L
World's largest church

The world's largest church is worth a visit. It is not expensive - 2000 per person (foreigners... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Anita N
via mobile
Read all 86 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire
Write a Review
Reviews (86)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 35 reviews

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
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We had a full day to spend in Abidjan so we had our hotel (we used the Sofitel) arrange for a car and driver. It was not cheap.....a bit less than 2x the taxi rate, but we had him for the day.....although there were a...More

2  Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I got a chance to visit the Bassilica in Yamoussoukro this year. From far, you may not think it carries a lot of details and intricacies on catholic faith. The outside lawns are well kept and the Gardening is meticulous. The cost of visiting is...More

Thank Dennis B
Nearby Restaurants
La Brise
54 reviews
2.21 km away
Restaurant Brennus
11 reviews
4.80 km away
Nearby Attractions
Palais Presidentiel
13 reviews
1.80 km away
Grande Mosquee
5 reviews
2.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Basilica of Our Lady of Peace staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines