Le Phare De Kribi, Kribi

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#4 of 13 in Historic Sites in Cameroon
See Le Phare De Kribi, a century-old structure that's still in use for ships today. Built in 1906, it was constructed to help ships used for the trade of ivory and rubber navigate the area. You can climb to the top of the 15 m (49 ft) tall lighthouse, although the building is closed to tourists. Three white lights on the top flash every 12 seconds and can be seen for 14 nautical miles. Plan your visit to Le Phare De Kribi and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kribi vacation tool .
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  • Nature, authenticity, hardness, beauty... Attention respect the market price in order to not pollute the population by our "abundance". This is not from radinisme but out of respect for them as for us. If we want to stay there yet (and safely), focus on your guides (taxi, taxi-moto) who will be happy to negotiate for you! Don't cause not, and encouraging not petty crime.
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  • Located near the marina and the hotel of the lighthouse. But poorly maintained with wastes in the vicinity.
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  • The lighthouse of Kribi (15 m height) date from the beginning of the XX century (1906) and was built by the Germans during its period of colonization. It is very close to the Navy of Kribi, and can be accessed from the Navy or from the beach. It is in an open environment, but it is not possible to mount. The view here is pretty, if you succeed to go one day clear, you will enjoy the sun setting. What a pity that in this area of the beach, normally there is a lot of waste, any species, and especially plastics.
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  • Historic place (German Lighthouse built 1906).
  • Good living and attractive
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  • Located not far from the marina, it is used to identify the coast to ships. It's what we call a "bitter" Maritime vocabulary.
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