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Khartoum

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Situated at the meeting point of the White and Blue Niles, the sprawling capital Khartoum captivates with its welcoming atmosphere, chaotic marketplaces, and extravagant skyline punctuated with glass towers. Founded in 1821, the city boasts a number of historic buildings, examples of classic Islamic architecture, interesting museums, and scenic riverfront avenues. On a tour of Khartoum, head to the traditional souks and street markets to experience the best of the city's lively and hospitable atmosphere. Officially alcohol-free, Khartoum offers entertainment in the form of live music shows, riverfront tea houses, cinemas, and a variety of social clubs--gathering places for people of similar professional or personal interests. Khartoum is in Khartoum State. Plan your vacation with our Sudan online vacation planner and discover the best things to do in Khartoum.
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Where to stay in Khartoum

Khartoum's plentiful accommodation options seem to cluster chiefly around the main railway station and the Al Arabi souk, providing easy access to the city's scenic riverside. Although five-star luxury is scarce in Khartoum, upmarket and boutique options do exist, while mid-range hotels with comfortable, spacious rooms abound. For the budget traveler, lodging options vary from one of the youth hostels to a basic hotel with little to no amenities.
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