THINGS TO DO IN GRAND BASSAM

1. Cathédrale Du Sacré-Coeur

This cathedral is the dioceses of Grand Bassam. It is the oldest cathedral in Cote d’ivoire, built in 1895 it is now recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site.

City: Grand Bassam

Activities: Spiritual

Tel: +225 21 30 10 52


2. Le Phare de Grand-Bassam

Completed in 1914, the lighthouse of Grand Bassam hasn’t worked since1951. It’s a 17 m high round tower that is today an ancient relic. At the foot of the tower children and teenagers in the neighborhood come to battle in lively soccer games while adventurers will try to climb up its old staircase.

City: Grand Bassam

Activites: Leisure

Address: Topéwo-Impérial neighborhood, Right after the Shell station coming from the neighborhood, France

Tel: +225 21 30 10 86


3. Le Centre Céramique

This small factory is a training and manufacturing site for porcelain plates and cups. It has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Children can also come to the center to discover the art of ceramics.

City: Grand Bassam

Activities: Art, Leisure

Address:¬†Neighborhood France, Rue Bou√ęt

Tel: +225 02 58 26 60 / +225 08 02 63 85


4. Maison Des Artistes

City: Grand Bassam

Activites: Art, Leisure

Address: Neighborhood, France

Tel: +225 06 22 68 04 / +225 07 73 45 04


5. Ancien Palais De Justice

Built in 1911, the building has a 650 m² of floor space, it is considered one of the largest buildings in Bassam. In 1949, the PDCI-RDA militants, including Bernard Dadié, Mathieu Ekra and Jean-Baptiste Mockey, were judged in its precincts. The courthouse was later abandoned in 1954 in favor of the court of Abidjan.

City: Grand Bassam

Activities: Culture

Address: Neighborhood France, Boulevard Treich-Laplène


6. Musée National Du Costume

The museum was created on April 30, 1981. Inside you will find important collections of traditional costumes from all regions of the country.

City: Grand Bassam

Activities: Art, Culture

Address: Neighborhood France, Boulevard Treich-Laplène

Tel: +225 08 04 09 03

Website: www.museeducostume.ci


7. Nick Amon’s Art Gallery

Nick Amon is one of the great artistic figures of Bassam. With him, you can talk about painting and his art or simply watch him paint.

City: Grand Bassam

Activities: Art, Leisure

Address: Neighborhood France, Boulevard Treich-Laplène opposite Koral Beach

Tel: +225 07 95 53 83


8. Pont De La Victoire

This bridge is dedicated to the women who marched for the freedom of their husbands who had been incarcerated. The march took place in December 24th 1949.

City: Grand Bassam

Activities: Culture


9. Centre Culturel Jean-Baptiste Mockey Et Bibliothèque Communale

This cultural center used to be a market; the market was built in 1934 but transformed into the community library in 1981.

City: Grand Bassam

Activites: Culture, Leisure

Tel: +225 45 99 67 67


10. Maison Du Patrimoine Culturel

La Maison du Patrimoine Culturel de Grand-Bassam (MPC) is an art gallery and an exhibition center that promotes and preserves the culture of the natives of Grand Bassam.

City: Grand Bassam

Activities: Culture, Art

Address: Neighborhood France, Boulevard Treich-Laplène

Tel: +225 21 30 17 46


11. Maison Ganamet

This old gigantic house was built in the 1920s by a Lebanese trader. Its main attraction is the architectural make-up of the building.

City: Grand Bassam

Activities: Art, Leisure

Address: Neighborhood France on the road to Bonoua


12. Maison Varlet

Maison Varlet was built in 1918, today It is an old building with interesting architectural design.

City: Grand Bassam

Acivities: Culture

Address: Neighborhood France on the road to Bonoua


13. Monument Aux Morts

Inaugurated in January 1914, the “epitaph” simply pays tribute to the victims of yellow fever.

City: Grand Bassam

Activities: Culture

Address: Neighborhood France, Boulevard Treich-Laplène

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