Abidjan, the capital and main commercial center of Cote d'Ivoire, is famous for its cosmopolitan nightlife, urbane ambiance, and sophisticated music industry. Abidjan's recording studios have attracted musicians from across Africa, including Sam Mangwana, Tshala Muana, Moni Bile, and Bibi Dens Tshibayi. But Cote d'Ivoire itself boasts a battery of talented musicians who have found inspiration delving into the country's rich artistic traditions.
Ernesto Djedje, Les Soeurs Comroe, Les Freres Djatys, Luckson Padaud, Blissi Tebil, Jimmy Hyacinthe, Les Marabouts, Aicha Kone, Meiway, Gnaore Djimi, Gadji Celi, Monique Seka, Alpha Blondy.
After arrival in Abidjan, we spent a few hours in bar "Paradis du Nuit" near hotel Konankro where we stayed, at the opposite side of the street in the Marcory neighborhood. It was a great experience, my first evening and night in tropical Africa.
"Hôtel Ivoire" in the upper class Cocody residential district west of Le Plateau is the best hotel...more
Just finished first of 2 weeks here, pleasantly surprised by quality of hotel generally. Room is...more
Road D `Assinie Maffia, Assinie, Abidjan, KM3, Cote d'Ivoire
Satisfaction: Very Good
Good for: Business