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Banjul is the capital of Gambia which is located on Banjul Island right at the mouth of river Gambia. It is also the least populated capital on the African mainland that tempts its visitors due to its historic sites, plush seaside resorts, a busy harbour and a market that showcase urban Africa at its best. It is the administrative center as well as the economic hub of the country. It is a diverse city and has many ethnic groups with English as their official language. Islam is the most popular religion of the region and most of the population practicing the faith. If you want to explore a city where you capture the true African essence then book flight tickets to Banjul now and enjoy it. Search and compare cheap flights from London to Banjul with Flight Office.
Start your sightseeing tour to Banjul with a visit to the most prominent attraction of the city the Arch 22. It is 36- meter tall arch towers over Independence Drive, the road into Banjul was built in 1996 to celebrate the military coup on 22nd July 1994. The top floor of the arch offers the panoramic views of the city and one can see the Atlantic Ocean which surrounds the River Gambia and some of the Tanbi mangroves. Enjoy a visit to the bustling Albert Market which is the main market of the city is a maze of alleys full of stalls and shops groaning under the weight of their wares. Do visit the St. Joseph’s Adult Education and Skill Centre which is tucked away inside an ancient Portuguese building provide training to disadvantaged women for the past 20 years. Take a free tour to explore the work over here and you can even purchase reasonably priced items such as patchwork products, embroided purses and children clothes etc.
Enjoy a visit to the National Museum of Gambia which is a small, dusty and dimly light but well organized museum where you can get the glimpses of historical, cultural and historical collections along with ethnographic items and agricultural tools. Do explore the Old town which is a chaotic assembly of decrepit colonial buildings and Krio-style clapboard houses which resembles the inner-city architecture of Freetown in Sierra Leone who came to Banjul from Freetown in the early 1820s. Those who love wildlife, then there is plentiful around the city and the River Gambia National Park has a host of different animals that you surely love to see. Banjul Demba is quite popular due popular local festival which is celebrated over here that puts local and traditional culture on display. If you are here during its popular festival then you surely enjoy it. So make a plan now and fly to Banjul a fascinating city that you surely love to visit.
If you are looking for the cheap flights to Banjul from the United Kingdom then your search ends here at flightoffice.co.uk that offers you the best deals on flights hotel accommodations and car rentals. Major airlines that offer flights between two destinations are Thomas Cook, Royal Air Maroc and Brussels Airlines etc. There are 4 non-stop flights between London and Banjul Yundum International per week. Thomas Cook Airline is the frequent flyer on this route.
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