Lac Nokoue, Ganvie

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See the one-of-a-kind lake spreading under the Venice of Africa, Lac Nokoue. Extending 11 km (6.8 mi) long and 20 km (12.4 mi) wide, the lake serves as a chief source of food to the town above it, as well as the main nesting site for many different species of birds. Take a guided canoe trip, or board one of the fishing boats to learn about the unique ways of fishing here. Alternatively, sit back on shore and admire the scenic view of the lake and nature around it. To visit Lac Nokoue and get the most from your holiday in Ganvie, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ganvie trip itinerary planner .
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  • This stilt village is definitely worth a visit. It's fascinating to see how everything is navigated on the water and is far more authentic than other stilt villages that I've visited. The fishing area...  more »
  • This Lake is huge. It covers more than 200 km2 and is the largest lake of the benign and one of the largest in Africa. Fishing is one of its main activities.
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  • It is a wonderful place that really needs to be visited. Every activity is done with canoo. It is amazing. There is a Wonderful story there and people are so kind.  more »
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  • A very Nice touristic site. The lake Nokoue offers a wonderful view and is worth to visit. I like it!
  • Seeing how this people live on water is amazing. They've got markets, restaurants, hotels and hospitals.... everything you can think of having in a town on land. The women drive out into town to trade and return in the evenings in their small canoes. We see people selling small items like fruits and vegetables around to people in their community. A great place to visit.. if you want to see nature at its best here in Cotonou Benin. Would love to visit again.
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  • Nice bridge for strolling at night.
  • Il y fait bon à voir
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