Tourism in Burkina Faso

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

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The Center[edit]

Ouagadougou[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.

Ziniaré[edit]

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]

Koudougou[edit]

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

The West[edit]

Bobo-Dioulasso[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]

Banfora[edit]

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

The Peaks of Sindou

The East[edit]

Diapaga[edit]

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

The Sahel[edit]

Djibo[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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou-Donsin Airport, Report, 2013, Table 1: Donsin Project Costs, http://www.burkinafasoindia.org/documents/Donsin%20FINAL%20English.pdf
  2. ^ a b c Retrieved March 26, 2006, from http://www.culture.gov.bf/Site_Ministere/ 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. 
  4. ^ Retrieved March 26, 2006, from http://www.musee-manega.bf/ - 5k Archived 11 February 2011 at WebCite
  5. ^ Bicaba, I.Sites touristiques du Burkina: La mare aux crocodiles sacrés de Sabou. Retrieved March 26, 2006, from http://www.lefaso.net/article.php3?id_article=3196 - 36k
  6. ^ Retrieved March 26, 2006, from http://www.culture.gov.bf/Site_Ministere/ textes/tourisme/tourisme.htm - 20k
  7. ^ Retrieved March 26, 2006, from http://Retrieved March 26, 2006, from http://www.culture.gov.bf/Site_Ministere/ textes/tourisme/tourisme.htm - 20k
  8. ^ Retrieved March 26, 2006, from http://www.africaxplorerr.com/burkina_faso/decouverte.htm - 72k -
  9. ^ a b Soulama, M(2005).Sites touristiques et tourisme d’affaires. Retrieved March 26, 2006, from http://www.izf.net/izf/EE/pro/burkinafaso/1012.asp - 81k