Despite various advancements in the fields of technology, arts and culture, the term ” dark continent” or ”jungle” still lurks in the perception of many foreigners acculturated to believe nothing good comes from Africa. Rather, Africa is regarded mostly for diseases, hunger and political violence.
Well, to have such a mindset means you are missing out big-time on the breathtaking success of mother Africa! Consider this list of advanced and awe-inspiring cities in Africa that are already attracting the world’s attention.
Cape Town is one of the most visited cities in Africa. Most tourists have memorable experiences visiting the pristine beach sites of this city, but if that is all they ever visit then they will be missing out big time! You may want to rather board the cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain at sunrise or sunset to soak in the utter beauty of this city. it is also home to the best wine farms in Africa.
The golden view of Cape Town at Sunset (Photo: www.betches.com)
Rabat, Morocco: This city goes down in history among the most ancient of African cities. Blessed with eye-watering scenes of Morocco’s most important museum the Royal Palace, and the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, not forgetting a host of historical sites and well-loved beaches. Rabat forever remains not just a hub of historical knowledge but also home to 15 top-rated tourist attraction sites in Morocco!
Bamako, Mali: Bamako is the largest city of Mali with a population of about 2 million. Talk of a national park, zoo, busy night life – Bamako has it all. This versatile city can be the best place for relaxation or just tourism; the city is graced with many hospitable Malians at your disposal to answer any question regarding the history of the remarkable city.
Bamako’s National Park (Photo: bridgesfrombamako.com)
Accra is not only a place for doing business (local or international), but also a location for relaxation, considering the city’s bolstered security and overall peace. This huge city contains many attractions, from the impressive mausoleum and monument to the first president Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah to beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and nightlife at Osu. Ghana’s flagship university is also housed on one end of this capital city while Makola Market, one of the busiest markets in West Africa, sprawls in the city’s center.
Windhoek is Namibia’s largest city (Photo: www.whatsonnamibia.com)
Windhoek, Namibia: Talk of plush architectural designs and the city of Namibia has it all. As you can see from the photo above, the city of Windhoek is never an overcrowded one – pleasant news which gives you the chance to freely and easily explore the tidy and modern city. Most things that make this city stand out are its splendid pastel-painted buildings, modern skyscrapers and grotesque cathedrals. Most of all is your freedom from the hustle, bustle and noise of city life. You are promised a relaxing stay should you step foot in Windhoek.
Night life in Windhoek is so serene and ambient. (Photo: www.ppald.com)