Basilica Of Our Lady Of Peace
Félix Houphouët-Boigny chose his political and administrative capital, Yamoussoukro, to offer a beautiful heritage to Christianity. Indeed, the Notre-Dame de la Paix basilica is the largest religious building in the Catholic world, the former president of Côte d'Ivoire was inspired by Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome, but he wanted a taller and wider. In the middle of the wooded savannah, it commands the respect of the traveler with its 158 meters in height. Do not miss the full visit to the basilica in order to seize all the secrets of the construction of this surprising building built in just 3 years and inaugurated in 1990 by John Paul II.