Popular Cities in Burkina Faso

Top cities in Burkina Faso, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Ouagadougou #1 most popular location
Ouagadougou, situated on the central plateau (12.4° N 1.5° W), grew around the imperial palace of the Mogho Naaba. Being an administrative center of colonial rule, it became an important ur…
20travelers 18reviews 5blogs
Bobo Dioulasso #2 most popular location
Cities are rarely a highlight in Africa, but Bobo-Dioulasso, named after two ethnic groups who inhabit it, is certainly an exception. The old town of Bobo is one of the main attractions o…
3travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Gaoua #3 most popular location
Gaoua is the most important town of the Lobi country, in southern Burkina Faso, near the border with Ghana. The natural surroundings are beautiful and very green. For sight-seeing, there …
2reviews 2blogs
Dori #4 most popular location
Dori, a city of about 40.000 inhabitants, is the capital of the Sahel region in Burkina Faso. There isn't a lot to see, but it's a good starting point for further exploration of the area. …
1travelers 2reviews
Koirezena #5 most popular location
Koirezena is a Songhai village near Gorom Gorom. The architecture is quite special. The mud houses are painted in bright colours before every muslim holiday, giving the village a unique look.
1reviews 1blogs
Bani #6 most popular location
Bani is a picturesque village of some 4300 people, located south of Dori, on the main road from Ouagadougou. It is famous for it's seven mosques - actually eight, if you count the great mosqu…
1travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Banfora #7 most popular location
The town of Banfora itself may not be very exciting, but the surrounding area provides many natural attractions. Most of Burkina Faso is savannah (with desert and semi-desert in the north), b…
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Oursi #8 most popular location
Oursi is a small town in the far north of Burkina Faso, surrounded by sand dunes. There is a lake that gets quite large in the rainy season and dries up almost completely in the dry season. …
1reviews 2blogs
Loropeni #9 most popular location
Outside the village of Loropeni, in the forest, are the mysterious Loropeni ruins, the remains of a large stone fortress. Very little is known about the origin of the ruins. None of the p…
1reviews
Manega #10 most popular location
Manega is a village about 50 km northwest of Ouagadougou. There is a museum that tells you all about the history and culture of Burkina Faso, including traditional houses, masks and tombstone…
1reviews
Tibele #11 most popular location
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