Ouagadougou, which hosts our guesthouse, is in the central region of Burkina Faso. There are several other urban tourist attractions and sites with the possibility of going on excursions and tours of the Laongo Granite Sculpture Site, Crocodile Ponds of Sabou and Bazoulé, Ziniaré Wildlife Park, Manéga Museum and Nazinga Game Ranch. In that area, tourists can see the Kassena architecture of Tiébélé. One can also branch off from the road leading there and go to the Experimental Game Ranch of Wedbila where wild animals like antelopes, hyenas, tortoises, snakes, etc. mate.
Known as African mahogany, the cailcedrat is a huge tree that belongs to the Meliaceae (Mahogany) family.
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Other Tourist Attractions
Sabou Sacred Crocodiles
Elephants at a Water Point
Nazinga Wildlife Ranch
Ougarou Wildlife Ranch
SIAO Arts and Crafts Village
Nemnin bronze craftsmen
Mogho Naaba (Mossi Emperor)’s false start ceremony that takes place every Friday morning in his palace.
Ouaga main market
Man-made beach of Loumbila
Niogsin: neighbourhood of bronze craftsmen that make a variety of statuettes using the lost wax process.
Ouidi Naaba and Larlé Naaba palaces: 2 ministers of the Mogho Naaba who recount the history of the Mossi ethnic group.
Gounghin neighbourhood: sightseeing includes the Olorum Foundation and the Female Arts and Crafts Centre.
Bangr Wéoogo Urban Park: green area of the city where you can take a walk, see some wild animals, the ecomuseum and relax.
The National Museum shows a variety of artefacts from various civilizations of Burkina Faso
Arts and Crafts Village: gallery of arts and crafts
Ouaga 2000: new and modern neighbourhood with futuristic private and public houses (In-doors Sports Stadium, national heroes monument, presidential palace, administrative buildings, etc ...).
Visitors can also go on excursions out of Ouagadougou in the following locations:
Bazoulé: village located 30 km west of Ouagadougou with a sacred crocodile pond
Manéga: village located 60 km north-west of Ouagadougou that hosts Maître PACERE Tintinga’s museum.
Laongo: village located 60 km north east of Ouagadougou with granite sculptures.
Kokologho: village located 50 km west of Ouagadougou. The village chief‘s palace has a typical architecture.
Koubri: 30 km south of Ouaga, one can visit the Benedictine Monastery