Benin – South – Collines, Zou, Kouffo, Mono (Cotonou, Porto Novo)

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 World Heritage Sites
  • Royal Palaces of Abomey
 Tentative WHS
  • La ville d'Ouidah : quartiers anciens et Route de l'Esclave (31/10/1996)
  • La ville de Porto-Novo : quartiers anciens et Palais Royal (#) (31/10/1996)
  • Site Lacustre de Ganvié (31/10/1996)
  • Village souterrain d'Agongointo-Zoungoudo (19/06/1998)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Grand Marché du Dantokpa, Cotonou
  • Possotomé and Lake Ahémé
 World Capitals
  • Porto-Novo
 Borders
  • Benin (sea border/port)
  • Benin-Nigeria
  • Benin-Togo
 XL
  • Grand Popo
  • São João Baptista d'Ajudá
 African Cities
  • Bohicon/Abomey
  • Cotonou
  • Lokossa
  • Ouidah
  • Porto Novo
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Ganvie
 World Cities and Popular Towns
  • Cotonou
 Airports
  • Cotonou (COO)
 Museums
  • Abomey: Historical Museum of Abomey
  • Ouidah: Musée de la Fondation Zinsou
  • Porto Novo: Da Silva Museum
  • Porto Novo: Ethnography Museum
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Abomey: Royal Palaces
  • Ouidah: Ouidah Museum of History (Portuguese Fort)
  • Porto Novo: Musee Honme (Royal Palace)
 Religious Temples
  • Cotonou: Cotonou Cathedral
  • Cotonou: Cotonou Central Mosque
  • Ouidah: Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
  • Porto-Novo: Great Mosque of Porto-Novo
 Modern Architecture Buildings
  • Cotonou: Parliament and Palace of Congress
 Festivals
  • International Festival of the Dahomean Cultures
  • Ouidah International Voodoo Festival
  • Quintessence Film Festival
 Experiences
  • Gelede
  • Meet the Somba and their traditional houses
 Botanical Gardens
  • Porto-Novo: Jardin des Plantes et de la Nature
 Beaches
  • Cotonou: Obama Beach
  • Grand-Popo Beach
 Markets
  • Cotonou: Grand Marché du Dantokpa
 Monuments
  • Etoile rouge
  • Ouidah: Point of No Return Monument
 The Dark Side
  • Ouidah: Museum of the Door of No Return
BENIN - BÉNIN
Ganvier Lake
Woodoo ceremony at Abomey
[Benin] Ganvie - Venice of Africa
Lake Ganvie
Floating market in Ganvie
Slavery monument on the shore