Filed Under (Things to do in Bamako) by Rob on 08-04-2011

Visit the Jardin du Cinquantenaire, near the cliffs:

It was opened by the President of Mali last September and contains lawns, a pond, bridges, a viewing platform, an artificial cave and a waterfall (some of the year).

According to this article, it cost over 345,000cfa to create the park, which is about £450,000. Still, it’s a nice place to visit, although far from huge – you can’t “get lost” in this park like you can in the Parc National!

Click here for some photos of the garden and its inauguration. There you go. Not a bad place to take a picnic or a book and while away a couple of hours in a relatively tranquil setting. And unlike the Parc National, entry is free!

1 Comment posted on "Things to do in Bamako no.19"
Mrs Big Al on April 15th, 2011 at 9:23 am #

I rather think it is crying out for crazy golf – don’t you?!!