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Top sigths of Djibouti

The capital of Djibouti, the city of Djibouti, is a large sea port and both cultural and economic heart of the country. Here visitors are recommended to visit Marche Central of the central market. The market is open early in the morning and doesn’t close until late afternoon. This is a wonderful place to see bustling city life, locally made goods and souvenirs, hawkers and outlets that sell nearly everything. Other popular landmarks in the capital include the Presidential Palace and Hamouli Mosque. Finally, Djibouti beaches are a great way to relax during a hot day. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Djibouti City

Traditions and mentality of Djibouti City

The culture of Djibouti is very rich and diverse, and not least of all due to the fact that it was influenced by many ethnic groups that reside in the state. You can experience this flavor during festivals and holidays. One of the most distinctive festivals in Djibouti City is Fest’Horn falling on the middle of December. Here you can hear the best performers and bands from Somalia, Ethiopia, Yemen, Kenya, … Open

Travel guide to Djibouti City

In the vicinity of Djibouti is located the world famous Boin Fumarole Field. It was formed thousands of years ago as a result of volcanic activity. The entire territory of this area is covered by cracks and fumarolic funnels, whose depth reaches 7 meters. Hot gases are constantly being emitted from these holes and cracks. You can only visit this natural landmark when accompanied by a guide. In the vicinity of … Open

Advices for travellers

5. The most popular souvenirs that foreign tourists prefer to bring home as a souvenir are products made of pearls and mother-of-pearl. You can also buy local spices or handicrafts that are sold at virtually every market. Keep in mind that selling/buying products from corals is prohibited by law. 6. In local restaurants, it is customary to leave tips - 10% of the bill would be quite enough. Experienced tourists … Open

Active recreation

Although Djibouti City is not the best place for night parties, there are still some decent places here so everyone can choose exactly what they like. Thus, lovers of dancing all night long go to Club Hermes, and to enjoy watching sports together with good friends, be sure to visit Timeout Restaurant and Sport Bar. Lovers of fine cuisine and interior would probably be interested in Café de la Gare, those who … Open

Festivals and events in Djibouti City

Hijri New Year, or Muharram, is one of the largest holidays in the Muslim tradition, which marks the pilgrimage of the Prophet Muhammad to Medina. The Islamic New Year is celebrated on the first day of the lunar calendar. The Christian New Year falls on the same date as in other countries - that is, on December 31. In Djibouti City, family members sit down at the table, it is customary for everyone to wish only … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Lac Assal is an excellent national restaurant where visitors are offered all the most popular treats and drinks. The restaurant's hall is decorated in full accordance with national traditions, Lac Assal is perfect for special occasions and celebrations. Melting Pot specializing in French cuisine is one of the most attractive budgetary restaurants in town. Skillful chefs never cease to delight guests with original … Open

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