Bamako is the capital of Mali. Located on the Niger River, the city is surrounded by five hills with beautiful views of the city. Since it is a city that has become a French territory, it is a city where European culture has permeated even though it is Africa. With the 2002 Africa Nations Cup of Soccer in Mali, various facilities have been built in the town, and it is also a vibrant city.
- Sightseeing spot 1 : Mali National Zoo
- Sightseeing spot 2 : Bamako National Museum
- Sightseeing spot 3 : Mali National Park
- Sightseeing spot 4 : Bamako Central Market
- Sightseeing spot 5 : BCEAO Tower Bamako
- Sightseeing spot 6 : The Pont du Roi Fahd
Bamako is a city located in the southern part of Mali.
Bamako has a residence trace in the Paleolithic era, and it seems that people have already lived there for a long time. In modern times, it was conquered by the French army and became a colony. In the 1900s, Mali became independent and Bamako became the capital. Since then, the population of Bamako has continued to grow.
Bamako is a desert town, so it is very hot all year round. Temperatures range from 16 ° C to 38 ° C throughout the year.
The official language of Mali is French. However, many tribes live in Mali, and the four languages used by the majority of the tribes in the country are the national languages.
Security is rapidly deteriorating in southern Mali. The cause is terrorism. Please be aware that foreigners are also targets of terrorism.
Mali is a multi-ethnic country inhabited by many ethnic groups. The majority are Bambara. Others are Mandinka and Soninke.
Bamako has become a trading hub in distribution and is a trading town. There are a lot of transactions such as textiles, meat products, and processed metal products.
More than 90% of Muslims are in Mali. There are other Christians.
West African CFA francs are used in Mali. This is the currency used in eight countries in West Africa.
Sightseeing spot 1 : Mali National Zoo
The National Zoo is home to elephants, giraffes, buffalo and lions. There is also an exhibition of birds and fish, where you can appreciate a large number of animals.
Sightseeing spot 2 : Bamako National Museum
The Bamako National Museum has many exhibits showing the bones of the head, traditional clothing and life. You can learn about the history of Mali.
Sightseeing spot 3 : Mali National Park
Mali National Park is full of greenery and is planted with flowers. There is a fountain in the center, where Bamako people gather and it also functions as a place of relaxation.
Sightseeing spot 4 : Bamako Central Market
Bamako Central Market is a market where you can find everything from folk crafts made by local Bamako artists to rare fruits and vegetables.
Sightseeing spot 5 : BCEAO Tower Bamako
It is a symbolic building in Bamako. Headquartered in Mali, Central Bank of West African States, it provides development banking and government financial and currency services in West Africa.
Sightseeing spot 6 : The Pont du Roi Fahd
The King Fahad Bridge is a Bamako bridge over the Niger River that connects the old town of Mali’s capital with the vast suburbs of the south bank. Named after King Fahad of Saudi Arabia.
Bamako has plenty of accommodation. Bamako Senu International Airport is nearby. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.