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The Most Popular Tourist Attractions In Africa

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Last Updated: Aug 17, 2016

You can’t claim to have toured Africa if you have not visited these amazing tourist destinations. From Kenya, Egypt, Tanzania to South Africa, these places are a must visit for you.

Omo River Region in Ethiopia

Omo River Region in Ethiopia

This region is in southwestern Ethiopia and is home to over 50 different tribes. This is the best place if you love culture because of its huge cultural heritage. Traditional customs and beliefs are still observed here making it an enchanting tourist attraction.



Zanzibar is located off the coast of Tanzania in the Indian Ocean. Tourists like this place because of its fascinating history and stunning beaches. This is one of the regions in Africa where Stone Age was highly established. It boasts many mosques, narrow alleyways and lovely traditional houses. The Stone Town of Zanzibar is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
This is the mountain that has placed Tanzania among the countries with exceptional travel attractions in Africa for the second time. It is one of the best tourists’ transactions for travel and adventure because it is the largest mountain in Africa.

Virunga Mountains in the Democratic Republic of Congo (tracking Gorillas)
Virunga Mountains

There are approximately 700 mountain gorillas that are left worldwide. About 450 of these inhabit Virunga Mountain in Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Rwanda. This is the most fitting place for those who love a life of adventure that brings excitement mixed with challenges.

Marrakech in Morocco
This is the second largest city in Morocco. It is located at the foot of the ice-covered Atlas Mountains. Marrakech is large and quite noisy. However, it is enchanting and rich in history. Numerous stone implements have been unearthed in this area. While at this place try to visit Majorelle gardens, Saadian Tombs, etc.

Other places worth visiting include Cape Town, Djenne in Mali, Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, The Victoria Falls and The Pyramids and the Sphinx.

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