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Abidjan

Africa
25+

Rank in Ivory Coast

1

Rank in Africa

160+

World Rank

Currency
CFP Franc(XPF)
Weather
Rain 25℃
Time
23:30 PM (GMT +00:00)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Abidjan

Abidjan is the third most populous French-speaking city in Africa, and is the economic capital of Ivory Coast.  Abijan has religious buildings which are very attractive to different tourists who visit to view the beauty of these buildings. Saint Paul's Cathedral in Abidjan is a unique attraction spot. It was consecrated by Pope John Paul II. In Cocody, the Municipal Museum is an attractive spot to learn some of their history. One can enjoy fun and exciting music and media. The city is full of different museums and historical monuments. Abidjan is famous for their national parks like the Tai national park. There is also the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro for tourists who want to check out something more religious. Some other attractions in Abidjan are St. Paul's Cathedral, Musée des Civilisations de Côte d'Ivoire, and the Comoe national park. It is no wonder that the city is often dubbed 'The Manhattan of Africa', because of manicured gardens and skyscrapers. It is famous for both religious and ethnic reasons. 

Continent Country
Africa Ivory Coast
Airport Name / IATA Code
Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport ABJ
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
BYK Bouaké Airport


Abidjan
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
July, August: This time is good to make a visit because the temperatures are bearable. As the warm and dry season, travelers will definitely enjoy their stay. The parks bloom with flowers during this time. The 'Festival of Masks' during these months are popular to both the natives and tourists.
Moderate time to visit
February, March, April, May, June, September: Because there is a change in precipitation with changes in high low temperatures, this might affect tourist turnout and your travels.
Worst time to visit
December, January, October, November: Because the climate is generally warm, one should avoid visiting during these seasons because it is colder.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 24 24 25 25 25 24 23 22 21 23 24 24
Maximum temprature (℃) 30 31 31 31 30 29 27 27 26 28 30 30
Rain fall (mm) 10 30 70 130 220 220 100 40 90 120 130 70
Population
15.37 (Millions)
Official Language
French
Spoken Language
Being a multilingual... Read more
Other Language
English
Police
111
Ambulance
185
Taxi
Start Tariff: XPF 35... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 4.81
Cup of Coffee USD 18.17
Milk Carton Pack USD 8.95
Rice/Kg USD 6.78
White Bread USD 2.24
Eggs (12) USD 12.71
Combo Meal USD 47.09
Fine Dining USD 188.35
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 5.65
Domestic Beer USD 4.00
Imported Beer USD 6.12
Bottle of Wine USD 40.02
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 7.53
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 2.67
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 1.88
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 2542.66
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences

You will be attracted by the charming beauty of Abidjan where you find many historical museums and Mosques for everyone. 

  • It is good to view the city from the tower of St Paul's Cathedral
  • Try out  Lebanese Cuisine.
  • Try a dessert at Nice Cream or COOL Zone.
  • Join the locals on the Hash run.
Shopping
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Souvenir Suggestions
  • Ivory coast necklaces are popular souvenirs find in many shops showing Abidjan culture and tradition.
  • One can find west African woodwork here like small wooden sculptures.
  • Send perfect gifts for occasion like birthdays, weddings and anniversaries.
  • The city is also famous for its jewellery and textiles.
  • One can find Abidjan mugs and silver tonned coast maps outline.
  • You can find a vintage world map necklace and 1984 postage maps.
  • There are also vintage French African souvenirs for sale.
  • In Marché de Treichville, one can find second hand clothing.
  • One should go to buy souvenirs in Cote d' Ivorie

Tourist attractions in Abidjan

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