MANKON FONDOM: THE TREASURE HOME OF GRASSFIELD CULTURE

MANKON BY DAY 


WHAT TO DO:
Visit the Mankon Commercial Avenue where you can carry out money exchange and transfer, shopping, savour local and foreign delicacies, good wine, beer or soft drinks. Visit the PRESCRAFT shop and the artisan centre at Azire Food Market for souvenirs and your colourful traditional regalia.
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If you have a passion for holy grounds, then visit the Big Mankon Metropolitan Cathedral or the Presbyterian Church Centre Ntamulung. For those with a keen eye on cultural tourism, move further into the heart of the fondom to the picturesque Mankon Palace situated 12 km from the Mankon Commercial Avenue. Here, visit some of the stunning ritual and historic sites, the amazing Atsum Sacred Temple, the monumental Mankon Museum, the splendid Mankon Sacred Forest for ecotourism and participate in some of the most thrilling and colourful traditional dances of the palace. After, have an interesting and revealing chat with one of the most enlightened and venerated traditional ruler in the country, the Fo (king )of Mankon while sipping fresh raffia wine.
Hike to the Nta-Tabien the tallest hill in Mankon for an impressive and panoramic view of the beautiful Mankon landscapes. From here, cruise to the Alankie Heritage Site located 13 km from the palace and communion with nature and the gods.
 
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