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Bamako

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National Parks · Flea Markets · Museums
Mali's capital and the fastest-growing city in Africa, Bamako acts as a major port, as well as a cultural and industrial center. Explore the vivid bustle of the markets, where vendors offer their crafts and wares, and mingle with friendly, welcoming locals. Mosques and churches, a national library, and one of West Africa's tallest towers top the list of attractions of Bamako. When the sun goes down, experience the excellent nightlife with music from some of Africa's most talented singers and musicians. Our Mali vacation planner combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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Bamako provides numerous lodging options--from basic and budget-friendly to high-end and luxurious. Affordable rooms are spread across the city, mostly available without reservations; if you want to pay more for privacy and fancier accommodations, check out the four- and five-star resorts clustered downtown, near the riverside. The large, diverse bed and breakfast selection lies in the areas of Sema and Hippodrome, while more luxurious hotels stand near the railway station in Dar Salam.
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