Places to visit in Togo

When you travel to Togo, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Togo, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Togo to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Togo things to do can include exploring Togo attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Togo got its independence in 1960 from France. Therefore, to commemorate this historic occasion a monument was built at Lome, the capital city of Togo. It is a national monument and is a must visit for a tourist.

Culture being the major attraction of Togo, there are no theme parks here. Kids can enjoy the voodoo art and sculptures. The crystal clear and safe beaches at Lome are a major attraction for kids. They can just hangout on the beaches or enjoy the wildlife of Togo by taking guided tours to the national parks. Kids even love to spend time in museums.

It is situated in the village of Dzogbegan of Togo. The monastery has an associated convent. You can buy gifts made by the monks which they sell at the chapel. Chapel is a circular construction that catches your eye. Visiting this chapel is really a stress buster because the entire area is filled with divine serenity.

It is also located in Togo and hosts artifacts from private collection of merchant Rene David. The primary collection includes sculptures, pottery, statues and carvings. It has 2000 year old artifacts from the Nok culture which are worth seeing.

It is located to the east of Lome and the villages near this lake are considered to be the center for voodoo culture. You can find several resorts around the lake and can stay there. The lake offers boating opportunities too.

Famous adventure at Togo is to go hiking. Hiking at Kpalime is an opportunity to look inside the nature and explore its secrets. You can see various species of butterflies as well as untouched waterfalls. A walk through Kpalime with a song of birds in background is a must do thing.

Lome has beautiful lengthy beach with copper color sand and palm trees where you will find many beach bars. There is a marvelous spot at Lome beach where you can spend couple of hours and enjoy your cold Flag beer.

Center grill : It is the best European restaurant of Togo. Its straw roof, soft lights and blackboard menus makes the ambience just as you want. It serves best Fufu with frilled fish. You must even try its pate and cold beer.

La Belle Epoque : It is a famous French restaurant at Lome. It also has great ambience and serves French inspired cuisines.

Fufu is the national dish of West Africa. In TogoFufu is made of white yams with doughy consistency. There is another traditional dish made from corn floor and is called Pate. Both fufu and pate are served with variety of sauces including smoked fish.

The grand Marche of Lome often has live African Music shows performed by locals. There are various other places where you can enjoy live music. Sun-set palace is the best place as they host live music shows on most of the days of week. Le Mandingue offers a very good live music with traditional drumming and dancing.

It is a cheap local bar at Lome where you can get ice cold beer. They serve Flag Speciale at cheaper rate than other bars. It is a large L shaped open bar where you can sit in a nice warm atmosphere and enjoy your beer.

AkodessewaFetish Market :It is the largest fetish market of the world. You can get anything that you need for voodoo rituals therefore it is a major attraction for voodoo practitioners.There are stalls of fresh produce between the Marox and Le Champion supermarkets. However the things are bit expensive here.

There is a small street market run by a West African family at Togo. They sell fresh agricultural goods direct from their garden along with cooking supplies.

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