Abomey, Benin

Travel Blogs from Abomey

Abomey Travel Blogs (31)
Celebrating the voodun New Year, Bohicon, Benin travel blog

Celebrating the voodun New Year

A travel blog entry by kelleyinafrica

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... in Benin, and as such, is a national holiday. I made arrangements to attend a traditional ceremony in Bohicon, near Abomey, the cultural capitol of Benin. Met by Dah, the son of the voodoo chief and a traditional healer, I was brought to a ceremony in ...

dfqd, Abomey, Cotonou, Porto Novo, Benin travel blog


A travel blog entry by karanshark


... , but the Abomey city government in its infinite wisdom that travelers spin in wisdom has added a 2 dollar tourist tax. Punks. Benin, especially Abomey and Porto Novo are quite strange in the way that you often see women walking around topless - and it's ...

The King of Benin lives here, Abomey, Benin travel blog

The King of Benin lives here

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney


... people escaping capture started the villages, making it difficult for the traders to came and capture them. Abomey is a couple of hours north from the coast of Benin and a place where people visit to take in the ancient civilization that was based here. ...

The Royal City Of Abomey, Abomey, Benin travel blog

The Royal City Of Abomey

A travel blog entry by tdv95


... the same cob-wall area, in keeping with previous palaces as regards the use of space and materials. The royal palaces of Abomey are a unique reminder of this vanished kingdom. The size and strength of the palaces reflects the fact that the Fon of Dahomey ...

Attractions in Abomey

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Royal Palaces of Abomey

Royal Palaces of Abomey


Abomey, Abomey, Benin

The royal palaces are decorated with interesting bas-reliefs.