The most visited landmarks in Mali

Landmark in Mali are among the most interesting and attractive across Africa. This French-speaking country can boast of cultural and historical monuments from the time of Maltese Empire. Mali is located in western Africa, the seventh largest on the continent and 24th largest in the world.

Capital of Mali is Bamoko and some observers believe that in this country providing greater freedom of the media. The country does not border the sea and as it is located near the desert regions of the Sahara is quite normal climate is subtropical and dry. Rainfall is scarce, even in the months of December and January zero.

The territory of the Mali pass two largest rivers Niger and Senegal, which are quite shallow because they are upstream. The natural landmarks in Mali can add sand array Adrar des Ifoghas, where you can still see the remains of past civilizations Sahara.

Natural areas in Mali are three fertile lands to the south in the region of Sikasso, the Sahel region in central and largest in area Saharan zone. Bookmark and Share

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Natural landmarks in Mali

In desert and semi-arid areas, which cover over 65% of the area of Mali live nomads who managed to preserve traditions of the peoples mandate and the Tuareg. If you like romance recommend you take a boat trip on the River Niger in particular Koima Dune.

The sunsets here are amazing. Also interesting landmark is Mount Hombori, this is the highest point in Mali. Is a large monolithic rock rising amid the endless savannah. At the foot of Mount Hombori caves where there are pictures of people lived here thousands of years ago.

From historical landmarks in Mali can mention the tomb of Askia. It is the burial of Askia Mohammed I, founder of the Songhai Empire.

The tomb itself was built from mud in 1495 and is now preserved its authentic form.

If you want to see how people live in the rocks, then in Bandiagara Cliffs've come to the right place. Bandiagara Cliffs is a 135 km rock wall on which were built the homes of the people.

To the south of this wall is the low fertile plain and it's protected by UNESCO. National Park Boucle du Baoele will not see wildlife rather unique collection of prehistoric rock paintings and tombs.

Other sites that have been protected by UNESCO old town of Djenne, and in particular the great mosque and the city of Timbuktu in its historical and cultural values. How much more interesting are the attractions in Nigeria or landmarks in Mali you can own each to answer, but if you have extra time, visit Niger.

If you want to spend a unique picnic by the water and bathe in the warm spray of the waterfall, it Woroni Falls is your place. The waterfall is 20 meters high and below it has a nice pool for swimming.

The place is surrounded by lush vegetation and is a popular destination for tourists tent camp in nature.

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