Yamoussoukro

Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire

26°C
6:10 18:00
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Today's forecast

06:00Weather icon at 06:00 for Cote d'Ivoire22°C
09:00Weather icon at 09:00 for Cote d'Ivoire26°C
12:00Weather icon at 12:00 for Cote d'Ivoire32°C
15:00Weather icon at 15:00 for Cote d'Ivoire32°C
18:00Weather icon at 18:00 for Cote d'Ivoire27°C
21:00Weather icon at 21:00 for Cote d'Ivoire24°C

Air conditions

Real Feel

28°C

Wind

1 m/s

Chance of rain

0%

UV Index

7

Chance of snow

0%

Humidity

86%

Visibility

10 km

Pressure

1013 mb.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
32°C / 22°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
31°C / 22°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
33°C / 22°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
31°C / 22°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
32°C / 22°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
32°C / 22°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
32°C / 22°C

Description

Yamoussoukro is an extraordinary city located in the heart of Cote d'Ivoire, also known as Ivory Coast. It is situated north of the Gulf of Guinea, in the Abidjan region, and is best known for its incredible architectural designs and cultural attractions.

The city serves as the official capital of the country, and it is often referred to as the administrative and political center. Yamoussoukro is known for its vast, green landscapes, thanks to a lush natural environment, where visitors can enjoy refreshing and peaceful views across forests and nature reserves.

One of the defining characteristics of the city is the stunning, modernist Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, or Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix. This magnificent structure is a must-see attraction that has become an icon of the city, thanks to its imposing architecture and striking design. It is one of the largest churches in the world, known for its domes and golden finishes that sparkle beautifully in the sunlight.

Apart from the Basilica, Yamoussoukro is home to several fascinating museums, showcasing the city's rich history and culture. One of the most popular is the Musée des Civilisations de Côte d'Ivoire, which houses an impressive collection of traditional Ivorian art and handicrafts, as well as ethnographic displays.

The city also boasts several vibrant markets, where visitors can immerse themselves in the local culture and traditions. Market stalls are filled with colorful fabrics, handmade crafts, and exotic foods, all of which provide a unique insight into the local way of life.

One of the main highlights of Yamoussoukro is the Bancoumana forest reserve, which is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who love hiking, biking and exploring the beautiful natural surroundings. The forest is a veritable haven for nature lovers, with a variety of flora and fauna, from monkeys to exotic birds.

Finally, the city is known for its lively nightlife, with many bars and clubs filling up with locals and visitors alike, who come to enjoy the colorful music and lively atmosphere. Whether it's a night out or a cultural excursion you’re looking for, Yamoussoukro has something to suit everyone's tastes.

All in all, Yamoussoukro is a fascinating city, and one of the most beautiful destinations in Africa. Its beautiful landscapes, eye-catching architecture, and exceptional cultural and historical offerings make it a must-visit des

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
32°C / 22°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
31°C / 22°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
33°C / 22°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
31°C / 22°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
32°C / 22°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
32°C / 22°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for Cote d'IvoirePatchy Rain
32°C / 22°C