Tourism in Burkina Faso

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According to the Government of Burkina Faso, 433,778 tourists visited the country in 2011.[1]

The Center[edit]


Sites of interest to tourists in Ouagadougou include: the Park of Bangr Weogo, the National museum of Ouagadougou,[2] the International Art & Craft Fair, and the Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou.


Sites of interest in Ziniaré include: the Ziniare Wildlife Park, the granite sculpture symposium, which takes place every two years,[3] and the Museum of Manega.[4]


Sites of interest in Koudougou includes the sacred crocodiles of Sabou.[5]

The West[edit]


Grand Mosque of Bobo Dioulasso

Sites of interest in Bobo-Dioulasso include: the Grand Mosque,[6] the mausoleum of Guimbi Ouattara,[7] the Houet Provincial Museum, and the Guinguette.[2]


Sites of interest in Banfora include: the Natural Waterfall of Banfora, Lake Tengrela, and the Peaks of Sindou.[2]

The East[edit]


Sites of interest in Diapaga include: Arli National Park, W National Park, and the cliffs of Gobnangou.[8]

The Sahel[edit]


Sites of interest in Djibo include the Archaeological Museum of Pobé Mengao and the stone carvings of Pobé Mengao.[9]

Gorom Gorom[edit]

Sites of interest in Gorom Gorom include the Feminine Artisan Center of Gorom and the tourist camp of Gorom Gorom.[9]


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  2. ^ a b c Retrieved March 26, 2006, from TEXTES/etablissements/bumetablissements_museenational.htm - 20k -
  3. ^ "Le site de Laongo - symposium international de sculptures de granit". Rivages association de solidarité internationale - Burkina Faso - boucle du Mouhoun - du Mamou au Sahel de Giou à Tougan (in French). Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
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  5. ^ Bicaba, I.Sites touristiques du Burkina: La mare aux crocodiles sacrés de Sabou. Retrieved March 26, 2006, from - 36k
  6. ^ Retrieved March 26, 2006, from textes/tourisme/tourisme.htm - 20k
  7. ^ Retrieved March 26, 2006, from http://Retrieved March 26, 2006, from textes/tourisme/tourisme.htm - 20k
  8. ^ Retrieved March 26, 2006, from - 72k -
  9. ^ a b Soulama, M(2005).Sites touristiques et tourisme d’affaires. Retrieved March 26, 2006, from - 81k