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Historic Museum Bamou



n Sultanate Cameroon. a new museum was built by architect Issofou Mbouombouo and It’s in the shape of the Bamoun emblem. The double headed snake represents the strength of of Bamoun people, the spider represent hard work and wisdom and the double mounted gong is what is used to call people to the royal palace.

The Bamun Sultanate is located in the Western Region of the Republic of Cameroon in Central Africa. The Sultanate is 1200 meters above sea level and covers an area of 7.625 km². Founded around 1394 NSHARE YEN, until now the kingdom has experienced a succession of 19 kings. Its area the foundation will be greatly enlarged to the 1780s by King MBUEMBUE, 11th Dynasty, which began a series of conquests that allowed him to extend the boundaries of his kingdom. He endowed his kingdom mythical symbols: Snake with two heads, double bells and spider that today constitute the arms of the Kingdom. King Njoya, 17th Dynasty, meanwhile, among others to his credit: invention of writing, construction of a sumptuous palace, a museum founded in 1922 which today is among the most important and rich Africa. The premises housing the museum today are too cramped that only one third of objects of our rich collection of 12,500 objects exposed to it. The current Sultan Ibrahim Njoya MBOMBO, 19th of this dynasty, led by the immeasurable desire to safeguard this rich heritage left by centuries his ancestors, has undertaken for nearly two years, the construction of a new museum to museum adapted rules and spacious enough to hold all the objects in the collection. The architect appointed by the Sultan, moreover son of the soil, in perfect agreement with the Sultan, thought of an architecture that combines tradition and modernity and which in itself is sufficient to be a museum although no exhibition s' found there

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Martyrs' Memorial) is a concrete monument commemorating the Algerian War. The monument was opened in 1982, on the 20th anniversary of Algeria's independence. It is fashioned in the shape of three standing palm leaves, which shelter the "Eternal Flame" under it. At the edge of each palm leaf is a statue of a soldier representing a stage of Algeria's struggle for independence.



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Cliff of Bandiagara is also widely popular as the ‘Land of Dogons’, as Dogon people tend to live in their traditional way at one side of the 125 miles long chain of sandstone from past more than 600 years



. This destination is also known for housing even more ancient group of people well-known as Tellem, who are the people known for burying the dead individuals quite above the flooding areas. Watch huts that have flat roofs, tapering granaries, wonderful meeting places, and cemeteries on the top of the cliffs. Dogons are also famous for their appreciable dances and fabulous ceremonies. Explore the tallest mountain in the Mali popular as Hombori Tondo, which is about 366 feet tall. Go for trekking when you visit the Cliff of Bandiagara.


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