Mixed Site

Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)

The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful architecture (houses, granaries, altars, sanctuaries ..

Cultural Site

Old Towns of Djenne

Inhabited since 250 B.C., Djenn became a market centre and an important link in the trans-Saharan gold trade. In the 15th and 16th centuries, it was o..

Cultural Site

Timbuktu

Home of the prestigious Koranic Sankore University and other madrasas, Timbuktu was an intellectual and spiritual capital and a centre for the propaga..

Cultural Site

Tomb of Askia

The dramatic 17-m pyramidal structure of the Tomb of Askia was built by Askia Mohamed, the Emperor of Songhai, in 1495 in his capital Gao. It bears te..