Palais Presidentiel, Yamoussoukro

Government Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
One of the city's most prominent buildings, Palais Presidentiel serves as the official residence of the president. The six-floor contemporary mansion is surrounded by canals, inhabited by crocodiles. Plan to see Palais Presidentiel and other attractions that appeal to you using our Yamoussoukro itinerary planning site.
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  • The money gets spent where the current president lives. Former presidents have made Yamoussoukro their home, but currently the money is not being spent here.... The lakes were dirty and the former.....  more »
  • We wanted to see those big crocs, especially handpicked for their viciousness on the orders of the late president. Those crocs have already eaten once the guy who was in charge of feeding them, and...  more »
  • The palace itself is off limits to the public, with the foot bridges barricaded and no other access to the grounds unless you want to encounter a croc fest. Along the promenade road gives plenty of...  more »

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