Travel Timbuktu in Mali,Mali Tourist Attractions

The Republic of Mali, located in western Africa, is the place to find legendary sites as the metropolis of Timbuktu, Djenne mosque and the river port of Mopti. Mali is part of the south of the Sahara desert and consists mainly of plains, deserts, savannas, along the River Niger. This African nation is very easily accessible with the available flights from Paris, Europe and New York. The former French colony is composed of a variety of men and women: Bambara, Songhai, Mandinka, Senoufo, Fula, and Dogon. Go to the Dogon is particularly fascinating for its cliff side villages and artistic skills.

Timbuktu, a name familiar to everyone, but always a mysterious place, a tourist destination held in Mali. His fame derives from its strategic location became a convergence of routes camel caravans from West Africa to the Mediterranean, given that the Middle Ages. These days, it really is not a shadow of its former glory, but the tourists keep coming to be seen to explore the many cultural museums, mosques and markets.

The mosque of Djenné is the largest mud-built structure of the earth. Surrounded by the colorful markets and madrasas (schools exactly where children learn the Koran), this mosque is like an apparition which bears witness to its rich history. The ruins of Djenne-Jeno and bogolan mud cloth are some of the most popular attractions and get goods in Djenné.

It is a must visit the port city of Mopti, an energetic place exactly where the boats unload their goods to sell a variety. Merchants sell their products, fruits and livestock Souguni Marché where for various spices, medicines and food are sold well.

The optimal time to go to Mali would be from November to January, when the weather is cool and the temperature ranges between day are part of 30 years. Pay a visit to Mali in January during his famous musical experience called the "Festival in the Desert in Timbuktu."

Keep in mind to consider when walking at night or on a train or in Kayes Bomako exactly where thieves often wander. Tourists must also acquire extreme caution in northern Mali where the bandits have been considered by the kidnapping.



 
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