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Bamako is in a fly in to and leave city

A large, noisy, crowded city with few charms. We were there two days at the beginning of our trip... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2011
Micheljane
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Columbus Ohio
some so few

less than normal, they should take more care about sights in order to attract tourists, and they... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2016
dory e
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Batroun, Lebanon
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18 Feb 2016
“some so few”
2 Sep 2014
“Drive to Point G Hill to geta great view of Bamako”
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Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

less than normal, they should take more care about sights in order to attract tourists, and they have many amazing sights that they really forget about completely :(

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Reviewed September 2, 2014

Bamako is a sprawling city through which the river Niger flows. On one end is a hill like formation(supposed to be an extinct volcano?) on which is the President's Palace located. You start driving up the hill,you leave the hustle and bustle of the city,enter...More

3  Thank agmathew
Reviewed December 5, 2012

Bamako is not a knock out sightseeing city. There is NO must see location. The Museum is OK but not a knock out. The markets are standard West African. Unfortunately there is no way to walk alongside the Niger River, which flows through town. It...More

3  Thank Timothy G
Reviewed January 24, 2012

I did not know that life was so untouched in parts of this world - it is untouched. The pace is slow, the weather hot, the river filled with hand hewn canoes, people washing themselves and clothes. . . sheep in the street, donkey carts...More

4  Thank captainchickJO
Reviewed November 11, 2011

A large, noisy, crowded city with few charms. We were there two days at the beginning of our trip and a day when we returned to fly home. The rest of Mali is much more interesting and there is lots to see and do. Bamako...More

6  Thank Micheljane
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