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[http://www.point-afrique.com/ Point Afrique] offers cheap flights from [[Paris]] or [[Marseille]] to Gao. The airport also has connections to other cities along the Niger.
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Gao has an international airport, and [http://www.point-afrique.com/ Point Afrique] offers flights to [[Paris]] and [[Marseille]] as well as other cities along the Niger.
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A ferry service links Gao to other cities on the Niger, such as [[Timbuktu]].
  
 
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Revision as of 03:07, 7 February 2007

Gao is a small city of 38.000 inhabitants located in the Gao region of Mali.

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Understand

The city was founded in the 7th century as a trading post, but it was during the the 15th and 16th that the city flourished and its height was the center of the Songhai Empire.

Get in

By plane

Gao has an international airport, and Point Afrique offers flights to Paris and Marseille as well as other cities along the Niger.

By boat

A ferry service links Gao to other cities on the Niger, such as Timbuktu.

Get around

See

  • the 14th century Gao Mosque
  • Askia Tomb. Constructed in 1495
  • Sahel Museum
  • Traditional markets. La Dune Rose is one of the most famous

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out

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