Cathedral of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou

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#2 of 6 in Historic Sites in Burkina Faso
Church · Religious Site
Take a tour around Cathedral of Ouagadougou, one of the largest Catholic religious sites in the country. Built in the early 1930s by a French vicar, the cathedral features a large red-brick exterior, and a courtyard with a statue of the Virgin under a carved arch. You can attend mass or simply enjoy the view inside. With our international travel planner, Ouagadougou attractions like Cathedral of Ouagadougou can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • During my last visit to Ouagadougou I asked my driver to show me the Cathedral. At arrival I walked up to the open entrance. In its way it is pretty. When I took a picture of the inside somebody...  more »
  • Came there about 17:00. The cathedral looks nice from outside. Some person bacame to shout that we must not take the photos of the cathedral, neither may go inside. The driver said, that man just...  more »
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  • The Cathédral at Ouagadougou, nice place for prayer. The church still maintains it's old look...
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