Best Things To Do in Banjul, Gambia

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Banjul.

Banjul may not be as popular as other cities in Gambia, but don’t let that fool you. Banjul is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Banjul.

If you have plans to visit Gambia and are not sure if Banjul should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Banjul and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Banjul

Here is the list of things to do in Banjul and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Arch 22

    3.8 (44 Votes)
    Arch 22


    Address: Banjul, The Gambia

    Senegalese architect Mr. Pierre Goudiaby designed Arch 22 which was built in 1996 to mark the 1994’s military coup d'état through which Yahya Jammeh along with his Armed Forces overthrew the formerly elected Gambian government. This commemorative e arch is standing on the road into Banjul and its base is decorated with the statue of...Read more
  2. King Fahad Mosque

    4 (21 Votes)
    King Fahad Mosque

    Mosque, Religious Site

    Address: 10980 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232, USA

    The King Fahad Mosque in Los Angeles County sprawls over an area of 7200 sq. m and has capacity of 2000 worshippers. The mosque is an architectural digest with a marble facade, handmade tiles from Turkey and a 72ft high minaret topped with a gold leaf crescent. The complex consists of a lecture room, meeting hall, research centres, library, kids...Read more
  3. National Museum

    4 (41 Votes)
    National Museum

    Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Banjul, The Gambia

    When in Gambia’s capital, museum hopping is an excellent way to fit in some learning with leisure. The National Museum in Banjul is where you’ll get to explore some of the most intriguing aspects of Gambia’s art, culture, and heritage, and not feel an ounce of boredom. Opened in 1985, the National Museum has several artifacts, ...Read more
  4. Albert Market

    3.8 (40 Votes)
  5. Senegambia Beach Hotel

    4.2 (5 Votes)
    Kololi, Banjul, The Gambia