The African continent is full of diversity and exciting adventures. It has become the epicentre of tourism in recent years with millions of tourists visiting the country every year. The continent comprises enriched nature, ancient places with smartly developed cities.
Let’s discuss the eight best places to visit in the African continent;
Marrakesh is an ancient city located in western parts of Morocco. The city has been the economic center and is home to many notable places like Bahia Palace, Ben Youssef Madrasa, Medina, etc. In the suburb of the city, you can visit the delightful gardens of Agdal, Majorelle and Menara.
Cairo is the capital of Egypt located at the bank of the Nile River. It is an ancient city particularly known for medieval architectures of Citadel fortress, site of Muhammad Ali Mosque, an Ottoman landmark. The city is near to one of the world’s seven wonders, the great pyramid of Giza. With lots of ancient places, there are many bars & coffee houses in the city.
3. Cape Town
Cape Town is one of the most popular and significant places in South Africa. The city located at the southwest coast of the country is particularly known for its ancient places including the notorious prison where once Nelson Mandela, which has become a living museum. You can enjoy your holidays with sweeping views of the city at the busy harbors and beaches.
The city of Luxor can be at the top of your places to visit in southern Egypt. Like most of the South African cities, Luxor also comprises many ancient places like exquisite Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple, and the royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the Queens at the west bank of the Nile river.
Casablanca is the city in the western coasts of Morocco, near to the Atlantic Ocean, best known for its French colonial legacy. In the south parts of the city, Oualidia and Essaouira are the two popular summer holiday destinations.
Johannesburg is the biggest city in South Africa. The city is home to many spectacle sites like Soweto township, the gold reef city theme park, Herman Eckstein Park, Apartheid museum and Constitution hill, boating lakes and Johannesburg zoo. You can also find a cluster of places like the city malls, markets and restaurants.
The Seychelles is home to 115 islands located in the Indian Ocean. There are so many beaches, coral reefs and natural sites including world-famous wildlife areas. This location has socio-economic influences of African, European, Indian and Chinese communities. You can find lots of resorts, spa hotels and self-catering options here.
Mauritius is best known as an Indian Ocean island nation and has been one of the most visited tourist locations in the world. The location has many mountainous interiors including Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife locations. It is home to many rare wildlife creatures like pink pigeons.
Next time when you plan your visit to the African continent, you can put all the aforementioned locations on your list.