Lomé is full of life. A significant port to the outside world, the people here live up to its hectic pace with cargo vessels, exporting cocoa, palm kernels and coffee.
Visit the capital city’s National Museum for an excellent historical and cultural overview of Togo. Walk to the Grand Marche and Cathedral and get a glimpse of everyday life in the city. The Grand Marche typical of a West African market, is a lively, vibrant and full of character.
Take time out to immerse yourself at Akodessewa’s Fetish Market, the world's largest Voodoo market, and learn about the rituals of this ancient religion. Voodoo priests, traditional healers and charlatans from all over West Africa procure their ingredients here for their rites and ceremonies.
The elegant beach boulevard running all the way east to Benin and west to Ghana is lined with sparkling hotels and outdoor bars under clusters of coconut palms.