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Benin

Benin, a French-speaking West African nation, is a birthplace of the vodun (or “voodoo”) religion and home to the former Dahomey Kingdom from circa 1600–1900. In Abomey, Dahomey’s former capital, the Historical Museum occupies two royal palaces with bas-reliefs recounting the kingdom’s past and a throne mounted on human skulls. To the north, Pendjari National Park offers safaris with elephants, hippos and lions.

Places To Visit In Benin

Some Of The Amazing Places Located In Berlin Are Listed As Under:

1. Ouidah

A mixture of Portuguese and French culture, Oiudah is a combination that you will love to see. The place has a lot of history to explore and if you are done by seeing the history, then you can take pleasure in the beaches that this place has. Ouidah has a story of African history and people love visiting this place.

2. Porto Novo

Porto Novo is filled with gardens and parks from all sides. Portuguese history in Porto Novo is famous in the present day world. The Royal Palace is one of the centre of attraction of the place. The museums of the Porto Novo kings are a thing to watch when you are in this place.

3. Grand -Popo

If you want to relax from the hustle and bustle of the city life, then Grand Popo is the best place to be during the weekends. There are many hotels and resorts which provide you with a perfect gateway to having a beautiful and romantic weekend. The beaches are extremely beautiful and the sands are so soft and the whole place is quite heart welcoming.

4. Bohicon

The Bohicon has the best market in the entire Benin. The markets are calm and composed than the busy markets. The markets in the mornings are the busiest and so they should be avoided as much as possible. The place has in it the modernity of culture and religion. There are so many shops and cafes located in the place that you will not get tired visiting it.

5. Parakou

Parakou is one of the busiest and the town with the most population in Benin. By focusing on cotton, textile industries and peanut oil , this town has brought much laurel to itself. Bariba architecture is the most renowned thing to see in this place. There is a traditional kind of beer made in the factories of Parakou.

6. Lake Nokoue

If you are interested in bird watching, then this small town is a place which you can’t miss. The African Openbill and white creston heron are some of the exotic species that you will find in this place. The lake is polluted to the highest extent with all degradation and biological issues surrounding it.

7. Nikki

There is an ancient palace located in Nikki which makes this place a sightseeing place. There are ruins in this place but it is a tourist spot. The museums and the Royal Palace are something worth watching. But the area is improving in terms of tourism.

 

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