Natural attractions in Djibouti

The most important attractions in Djibouti are located along the coast and in the eponymous capital. This small country, a former colony of France offers a relaxing family holiday in the months of December, January and February.

Then the weather conditions are most favorable. Much of the country is covered by desert landscapes and the lack of drinking water complicates the lives of people in this region of Africa. Attractions in Djibouti in no way inferior to landmarks in Eritrea as well.

The most luxurious and beautiful beaches in the Republic of Djibouti is located in the capital. Fine white sand, and there are beaches with black volcanic nature.

Tourists and local residents annually visit the beach Obock and the beach El Arab. The water is crystal clear, and nearby there are small restaurants and fast food restaurants that offer typical food of the region, also European cuisine and seafood.

While there is no luxury hotels in Djibouti, whenever you visit this beautiful country will not be disappointed. Bookmark and Share

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The most visited attractions in Djibouti

The capital of Djibouti is the largest city that is located at the Gulf of Aden and the Gulf of Tadjoura.

The sea view is spectacular especially at sunset. In the city you can walk and feel albeit briefly colonial legacy that left France - National stadium "Stade de Ville" also traditional Islamic religion - Hamid Mosque, Presidential Palace.

Natural attractions in Djibouti can mention Lake Assal. This is a crater lake in the Afar depression. It is located 155 meters below sea level, the third after the Dead Sea in Jordan and the Sea of Galilee in Israel.

Lake Assal is considered a national treasure in Djibouti because it is the salt stock salt in the world.

The most interesting attractions in Djibouti

Salt production in the region is uncontrolled, so the government of Djibouti has offered Lake Assal become part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Another interesting Salt Lake Abbe located on the border between Djibouti and Eritrea. Despite its huge size, Lake Abbe gradually dries up because of the frequent droughts and water abstraction in the area.

In recent years has fallen by 5 meters. Other island attractions in Djibouti is the coral island Moucha. Located in the center of the bay Tadjoura.

Around the main island is scattered several small islands which are mainly used for diving. The latest landmark in Djibouti National Park Day Forest. Closed forest reserve, surrounded on all sides by desert.

Overstatement is forest, because in recent decades, most trees are dry from lack of rain.

However, there are still remaining ficus, mimosa, wild olive trees and juniper.

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