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Bobo-Dioulasso throbs with life in southwestern Burkina Faso, second only to the capital, Ouagadougou. The city isn't on the coast, but sits along several key trade routes, making it a commercial hub. Nicknamed "Manchester of Burkina Faso," Bobo-Dioulasso's economy revolves around textiles, crafts, and agricultural products like mangoes and nuts. Fun fact: The city boasts a Grand Mosque with a distinctive mudbrick design and towering wooden poles, offering a glimpse into Bobo-Dioulasso's architectural heritage.

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Airports near Bobo Dioulasso

Reach Bobo Dioulasso your way. You can easily travel to Bobo Dioulasso using any of these 4 airports.

Bobo Dioulasso Airport

This airport, situated within the city of Bobo Dioulasso, provides the most direct access. However, flight options to Bobo Dioulasso are primarily limited to regional connections within West Africa.


Ouagadougou Airport

Located in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, this major international airport offers a wider choice of flight options. Upon touchdown, expect a relatively longer onward journey to Bobo Dioulasso, likely utilising a combination of domestic flights, bus transportation, or private car arrangements.


Abidjan Airport

Abidjan's international airport in Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) is another possibility for travellers originating outside of West Africa. Travel from Abidjan to Bobo Dioulasso often involves multiple stages, possibly including flights, buses, or a lengthy ground journey, and should be planned carefully with time considerations in mind.


Bamako Airport

Located in Mali, this airport could be a potential transit point depending on your origin. Reaching Bobo Dioulasso from Bamako will likely involve a combination of connecting flights, buses, or private car arrangements and requires thorough logistical planning.

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Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Grande Mosquée of Bobo-Dioulasso

Discover the stunning Grande Mosquée in Burkina Faso, a testament to architectural prowess and cultural heritage. Built in the late 19th century, this mosque showcases the unique Sudano-Sahelian style with wooden sticks protruding from the walls. Experience the peaceful ambience and admire the earthen architecture of this religious site.

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Old Bobo Dioulasso (Vieille Ville)

Discover Bobo-Dioulasso's Old Town, a maze of streets and traditional houses showcasing the city's history. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture and visit the Houet Provincial Museum for a deeper understanding of West African traditions.

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Mare aux Hippopotames

Just a short drive from Bobo-Dioulasso, the "Hippopotamus Pool" is a wildlife reserve where you can see hippos in their natural habitat. It's also a great spot for birdwatching. Take a guided tour in a traditional boat to get up close to the hippos and enjoy the serene surroundings.

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