Africa

Culture Diversity & Everything Else

Melissa Nguyen | May 2nd, 2016 | 6th period

All About Africa: Where Cultural Diversity All Started

Africa has a very diverse culture that is filled with various tourist attractions. You can find all types of physical features there, it basically has every physical feature ever! Only reading about these 4 tourist attractions in Africa, you have practically visited the whole world, but actually, you're still in Africa. From mountains, to deserts, to beaches, Africa is one of the world's best continents to visit.
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Mount Kilimanjaro, located in Tanzania

One of the many tourist attractions found in Africa is Mount Kilimanjaro, that's located in Tanzania. It is the largest mountain found in Africa, and is one of the best tourist attractions for traveling. It stands 19,340 feet high. Mount Kilimanjaro offers mountain hiking, that will take 6 days to hike, and a beautiful view that everyone will enjoy.

http://www.eightup.co.uk/eight-climbs/mount-kilimanjaro/

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Great Pyramid of Giza, Located in Egypt

Another one of Africa's most popular tourist attractions is the Great Pyramid of Giza. It is apart of the 7 Wonders of the World and stands as the oldest. There are three parts of the Great Pyramid of Giza: The Great Pyramid of Khufu, The Pyramid of Kafhre, and The Pyramid of Menkaura. The Pyramids are truly a sight to see, and are one of the most recognizable features in the world.

http://travelingcanucks.com/2011/11/pictures-of-the-great-pyramids-of-giza-in-egypt/
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Great Mosque of Djenné/ The Grand Mosque, Located in Mali

The city of Djenne is one of the oldest cities in Mali and is filled with mud-brick built homes. One of the first mosques built in Mali was built in the 13th century. It also has the largest mud house in the world; The Grand Mosque. Many people visit it each year and it is a great sight to see due to the amazing architecture.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/atlas_obscura/2014/09/05/the_great_mosque_in_djenne_mali_is_made_of_mud.html
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Located in Kenya

Africa doesn't have only deserts and mountains, but in Kenya, there are lots of parks and reserves. The Maasai/Masai National Reserve is known as Africa's Greatest Wildlife Reserve. The reserve has over 200 species of different birds, 95 mammal species, and much more. It is also home to many African lion, and many more animals that people will definitely want to take a look at.

https://www.safaribookings.com/masai-mara

Cites

"10 Amazing and Popular Tourist Attractions in Africa." Answers Africa. 29 Oct. 2015. Web. 29 Apr. 2016.