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This Capital City is Sometimes Called “Little Paris of Africa” — A Perfect Escape for Safari Adventure!

Known as the "Little Paris of Africa," Congo-Brazzaville (Capital) is a place where the wild heart of Africa meets the beauty of Paris. This captivating city offers both cultural richness and the ideal starting point for an amazing safari adventure. If you want to have the Parisian experience but without the crowds, get ready to hop on over here. 

The Parisian Charm of the City 

Brazzaville possesses a captivating charm that is best experienced when you explore through streets adorned with French-style buildings. You can see the vibrant African life seamlessly blending with the city's colonial past. The busy streets tell stories of resilience and progress. The cityscape is a mesmerizing ballet of contemporary architecture and historic sites. 

Everywhere you look, you can witness the city's colorful and eclectic spirit, from the famous Basilique Sainte-Anne to the bustling Poto-Poto market and the serene banks of the Congo River to the art-lined lanes of Bacongo

Experience the City’s Wild Side

The city offers a world of breathtaking natural wonder that is beyond the bustle of the metropolis. The jungle of Odzala-Kokoua National Park is wild, and guess who's in charge? Gorillas! Standing side by side on the stage with dancing elephants, they are the monarchs of this verdant realm. The best part is that it's practically like having your own little safari area in your backyard! Unbelievable?

Now take a moment to close your eyes. Imagine yourself in the center of Africa, surrounded by the sounds of the forest, including the distant trumpets of elephants, the rustle of leaves, and the voices of exotic birds. You’ll be experiencing Africa's most fascinating wildlife up close that will fill your ears with the sound of a jungle melody. 

Explore Local Cuisine and Culture 

Let's talk about food now. The cuisine of the city is a gastronomic adventure that will entice your palate. Try grilled fish cooked by the riverside, indulge in a feast of Fumbwa (wild spinach), and don't miss the traditional dishes made with cassava. It’s best to drink it all down with some locally produced palm wine or cool ginger juice—tastes so good you'll want more.

As the sun goes down, take in the local cultural scene. The colorful street art of Poto-Poto and the catchy rhythms of Congolese music showcase the rich and varied cultural fabric of the capital. Revel in the art and dance, and absorb the creative energy of the city.

Some Tips to Go?

Getting ready for your trip to Brazzaville? 

1. Appropriate Time

June through September are the perfect months to be adventurous here. The perfect weather and clear skies are ideal for both city exploration and outdoor adventures. 

2. Pack Like an Expert

We mean, light and easy! The atmosphere here is relaxed, therefore your packing should reflect that. Light clothes to fight the heat, comfy shoes for walks around the city and through the jungle, and most importantly—the spirit of adventure!

3. Hospitality 

The Congo is known for its warm hospitality. Strike up conversations with locals, ask for recommendations, and don't be surprised if you find yourself invited to share a meal. It's these moments that turn a trip into an unforgettable journey.

With these tips in hand, you’ll not simply be going to the city; but you’ll be experiencing the essence of the place. So go ahead and plan that trip now, give in to the lure of the wild, and let the "Little Paris of Africa" take you by surprise. 

Oh, and book your Congo-Brazzaville vacation at for the best discounts and cashback. 

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