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Top 5 Cities Of Gabon

Libreville, Gabon

Gabon country is known as ‘the last Eden on Earth,’ and once you’ve visited, you’re likely to agree. In the cities in Gabon, you’ll find yourself in an undiscovered paradise of white sandy beaches, dense jungle, pristine landscapes, and raging rivers. Following are the top 5 cities of Gabon that you want to visit on your Gabon tour:

1. Libreville

Libreville is a vibrant city situated in the muscular heart of Gabon. Libreville is the largest and capital city and home to over a third of Gabon’s population. It’s also a city that dependent on oil money: pavements, clean streets, smart restaurants, and vast gated villas are the first impressions of the town. If you stay a little longer in this best city in Gabon and you’ll easily discover Libreville’s essentially African heart.

2. Port-Gentil

Port-Gentil is Gabon’s second-largest and most beautiful city in Gabon city that has a much more laid-back air about it than Libreville. This one of the cities in Gabon Africa is an industrial and economic engine, and massive oil and gas rigs loom just off the coast. But the city has pleasant wide streets and a bustling port stretches lazily along the beach.

3. Pointe Denis

Pointe Denis is Libreville’s weekend party hub. It takes just a quick 12km boat ride away feels like another planet. Gone are the capital’s crowds and traffic, replaced instead by a superb stretch of sand that runs for miles along the peninsula. It is one of the major cities in Gabon. Fancy weekend houses on beach backs and Pongara National Park makes it amazing for tourists from around the world.

4. Lastoursville

Known as Lozo by the locals, Lastoursville is a sleepy little city on the banks of the Ogooué River. The town itself is not remarkable, it’s the surrounding area that has all the highlights. The biggest attraction is undoubtedly the caves near Lastoursville just an hour’s walk from the town center. The list of cities in Gabon is incomplete without this city. They were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005.

5. Oyem

Oyem is known as the capital of the Woleu-Ntem province and also Gabon’s fourth-biggest city. This top city in Gabon lies on the River Ntem and the N2 road at an elevation of about 3,000 feet on a plateau. Coffee and cocoa are exported via the Douala and Kribi ports of Cameroon produced in significant quantities in Oyem. Farming of potatoes and rubber is also one of the major professions of residents.

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