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Cathedral of Bamako, Bamako

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Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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Built in the first half of the 20th century, Cathedral of Bamako served as the city's only Catholic place of worship until 1957. The Mass celebrated here differs from most Catholic services, featuring gospel singing in the style of Afro-American church ceremonies. To visit Cathedral of Bamako and other attractions in Bamako, use our Bamako route planner.
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  • went for mass and it was a good environment in the presence of God. they also have a beautiful choir 
    went for mass and it was a good environment in the presence of God. they also have a beautiful choir  more »
  • I often enjoy coming for mass on Sundays at 10AM. The Cathedral is well ventilated, however like everywhere in Bamako...it can get quite hot during hot season. Best to pick aisle close to open... 
    I often enjoy coming for mass on Sundays at 10AM. The Cathedral is well ventilated, however like everywhere in Bamako...it can get quite hot during hot season. Best to pick aisle close to open...  more »

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