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Ouagadougou

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The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation. The many attractions in Ouagadougou include museums of music and traditional crafts, monuments and statues that reflect French influence, as well as parks and animal sanctuaries. A trip to Ouagadougou also allows you to experience an African atmosphere, with markets selling local handicrafts, theater festivals, live music concerts, and festivals like the major Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou. Ouagadougou is in Centre Region. Plan how to spend your time in Ouagadougou and other destinations in Burkina Faso using our Burkina Faso online driving holiday planner .
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A rather popular destination, Ouagadougou boasts a wide range of accommodation options; many of the establishments fill up for the season, so book ahead. Choose from a number of three- and four-star hotels within walking distance of attractions, restaurants, and bus stations. If you're traveling on a tight budget, consider one of the bed and breakfasts scattered throughout Ouagadougou--particularly in Zoguna, Zone du Bois, Bilbago, and Koulouba.
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