Grand-Bassam

Grand-Bassam
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The historic town of Grand-Bassam was a colonial town and seaport. Built in the 19th century, it was the French colonial capital of Cote d'Ivoire.

Europeans and Africans lived here together, divided into separate quarters. It also had important commercial and administrative zones, in which historic buildings in a sober and functional colonial style have been preserved.

Map of Grand-Bassam

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Full Name
Historic Town of Grand-Bassam
Unesco ID
1322
Country
Côte d'Ivoire
Inscribed
2012
Type
Cultural
Criteria
3 4
Categories
Urban landscape - Colonial
Link
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The site has 2 locations

Grand-Bassam: La ville historique
Grand-Bassam: Le phare