Temple des Pythons, Ouidah

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Drape a sleepy sacred python around your neck and pay extra for a photo opportunity at Temple des Pythons, a shrine for the worship of royal pythons. Housing dozens of these sacred snakes, the temple is maintained by priests of Dangbé, the serpent deity. A guide explains the voodoo ceremonies associated with the shrine, where today you can see Dangbé's ancestors fed regularly, as well as yard for the ceremonial sacrifice of chickens and goats. Look for the ancient tree within the grounds, believed to be 700 years old, and inspect the colorful statues. Use our Ouidah road trip planner to arrange your visit to Temple des Pythons and other attractions in Ouidah.
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  • If you like pythons. It's a mix of traditional temple and history of superstitions. But if we're to Ouidah, he must visit.
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  • Here is the Temple where Pythons are being worshipped. There are so many Pythons in the Temple with their history  more »
  • To do. The temple can be visited quite quickly because of its size. The guide will explain the origins of the temple and the Voodoo. You will visit the temple of the sacred pythons and can wear them around the neck without danger. Very nice experience.
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  • Life snakes everywhere
  • Cool
  • Nice to see
  • Explanation about the meaning of this place. Possibility to touch a python.
  • WONDERFUL .ENERGY.POWER.
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