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Address: Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Favored particularly by business travelers, the Plateau is a district of...

Favored particularly by business travelers, the Plateau is a district of Abidjan with a number of shops and parks.

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The central hub of Abidjan

The majority of Abidjan's International Offices and Banking are set here - with the lagoon running alongside - the Plateau has a couple of impressive mosques, and the Novotel... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Carrie P
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The majority of Abidjan's International Offices and Banking are set here - with the lagoon running alongside - the Plateau has a couple of impressive mosques, and the Novotel hotel situated as a great hotel to stay in for accessing some excellent shops for the Ivorian Waxes which are a must buy for making spectacular duvets, or running up some... More 

Thank Carrie P
Nairobi, Kenya
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51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Its a normal business district, a few nice restaurants, gets really hot. All its the usual business centre similar to most capital cities across africa.

Thank Rmwanga
Basel, Switzerland
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117 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The Plateau is Abidjan's beating heart. It's the business area but with plenty of good quality residences. It's a great place to stay when visiting Abidjan

Thank Sawmillbloke
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Mandatory to attend it is Abidjan heart, nice view from high buildings, nice posters and shops. Traffic jam.

Thank Mad L
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Like most places in africa, the place smalls and is dirty, people urinate in the street, there's rubbish not far away and don't even think of eating outside a western hotel unless you like contracting typhoid fever.

Thank Phil L
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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165 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

There is a lot of activity during the day. After office hours it is quiet - read dead. There is am quite a few good restaurants and one or two sights. But unless you have something specific there - don't bother

2 Thank Ole H
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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834 reviews
211 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 900 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had an opportunity to see the plateau from a high rise building and it was impressive. This is probably the place to see the highest and biggest buildings in Abidjan. We were told by our resident friends that people come to work here, but they live elsewhere and during the week the roads are full. On a Sunday though... More 

1 Thank SunnyW358
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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263 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The Pyramid is a brutalist pyramid shaped office building that is currently abandoned due to a fire. Definitely the more recognizable building in Abidjan.

Thank mahme
Arlington, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The Plateau is beautiful from across the lagoon, driving through it you will be amazed at the wide boulevards and the interesting sites where people shop, like the fabric district, with the explosion of colors that only Africa can offer.

Thank Kaya F
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The Plateau is the hub of the business district- high rise buildings, offices ,banks as well as hotels and restaurants- however the roads are narrow and congested during the week- some modern buildings and many more run down and shabby ones! Roads are narrow and congested- one feels suffocated and yet is the hub of activity- be careful if one... More 

Thank Global_Desi123

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