It’s time African architecture gets the recognition it deserves.
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A world without them would be a very sad world.
1. Notre-Dame d’Afrique in Algeria
Notre Dame d’Afrique (Our Lady of Africa) is a Roman Catholic basilica in Algiers, Algeria.
2. Fortress of São Miguel in Angola
Fortaleza de São Miguel or Saint Michael Fortress was a Portuguese fortress built in Luanda, Angola. São Miguel fort was built in 1576 by Paulo Dias de Novais.
3. Royal Palaces of Abomey in Benin
The Royal Palaces of Abomey are 12 palaces spread over a 40 hectares area at the heart of the Abomey town in Benin, formerly the capital of the West African Kingdom of Dahomey
4. Okavango Delta in Botswana
The Okavango Delta is a vast inland river delta in northern Botswana. It’s known for its sprawling grassy plains, which flood seasonally, becoming a lush animal habitat. The Moremi Game Reserve occupies the east and central areas of the region.