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Togo, a West African nation on the Gulf of Guinea, is known for its palm-lined beaches and hilltop villages. Koutammakou, inhabited by the Batammariba people, is a traditional settlement of fortresslike clay huts dating to the 17th century. In the capital, Lomé, are the multistory Grand Marché bazaar and the Fetish Market, offering traditional talismans and remedies relating to the vodun (voodoo) religion.

I’ve been to Togo a couple of times and these are some of the tourist attraction sites you would love to visit anytime you’re in the French speaking country. Check them out below and leave a comment.

Below are 5 tourist sites you should visit in Togo.

1. Lake Togo

Lake Togo is a lagoon in the south of Togo, West Africa. It lies east of the capital, Lomé, and is separated from the Atlantic by a narrow coastal strip. On the north shore, Togoville village is known as a center for voodoo practices. Its 1910 Notre-Dame Cathedral is decorated with paintings of African saints. Nearby, the wooden Slave House, in Agbodrafo village, was used in the transatlantic slave trade.
Did you knowLake Togo is about 15 km (9.3 mi) long, 6 km (3.7 mi) wide and 64km2 in area.

2. Mount Agou

Mount Agou is the highest mountain in Togo at 986 metres. Near the Ghana border, it lies to the south east of Kpalimé in the Plateaux Region of Togo. Mount Agou is part of an extreme western outlier of the Atakora Mountains of adjacent Benin. Its summit is topped by an antenna.

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3. Fazao Malfakassa National Park

Fazao Malfakassa National Park is the largest of three national parks in Togo, the others being Kéran and Fosse aux Lions. It is situated between the Kara Region and Centrale Region in semi-mountainous wetland, and forms part of the border with Ghana.

4. International Museum of the Gulf of Guinea

5. Agumatsa Wildlife Sanctuary

The area boasts of the most spectacular geographical feature in the district. An hour’s walk through cool shades of trees will lead you to Ghana’s highest waterfalls. The beauty of the falls is enhanced not only by the towering face of the gorge but most impressively by the several thousands of fruit bats clinging to its sides. This waterfalls which consist of a series of four falls and two cascades descending an amazing 600m height is one of the perennial falls in Ghana open to visitors through out the year.

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