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Go there, see the crcos, and then move on

This is, apart from the basilica, the only "landmark" to see, so everyone goes there. The... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
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nice green place

one of the major delights in the city. very clean and green. has a big nice lake just beside it... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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Nov 6, 2018
“Go there, see the crcos, and then move on”
Oct 1, 2018
“nice green place”
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Avenue Houphouet Boigny, Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is, apart from the basilica, the only "landmark" to see, so everyone goes there. The crocodile lakes are a strange thing to still be kept that way, but apart from that, there is not much time needed here.....

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

one of the major delights in the city. very clean and green. has a big nice lake just beside it with a nice big road. u can run and do exercises here. u find crocodiles are being available in the lake, which is also a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We drove around the whole palace without seeing much but still, the kids loved to watch the crocodiles in front of the entrance and my son named the road beside "the zombie apocalypse road"...

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Houphouet Boigny's legacy is an amazing one. The home of this former president leaves one speechless when you consider all the thinking that went into what he did. However, visits are by special arrangement because the family wants privacy. Would be a great tourist site...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Not much to see appart from the crocodile and the stories surrounding them. The Hotel President in Yamoussoukro is a nice place to stay. The Basilique is a must see, especially the weeping virgin, and climb up to the higher levels, beautiful view of the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Yannic70
Reviewed 21 May 2017

You cannot go in the palace. We looked over the lake at the sacred crocs. They look menacing and even more so when they start coming towards you thinking they will soon be fed.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Unfortunately the guy who fed the crocodiles for many years was eaten by them recently..still worth a look

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank rogerjh2016
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Was not expecting this type of Presidential residence nowadays... Crocodiles Feeding was a Wow Show... A must see if in Ivory Coast.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Rodi K
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Former president built this palace at his birth place and surrounded it with lakes crocodile infested. Besides Cathedral this is the only thing worth mentioning in this capital.

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank Grasshopper1976
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