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Man is a market town in the Southwestern Forests of Côte d'Ivoire.


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By bus[edit]

  • 1 UTB Bus Stop.
    • There are three daily bus services from Yamoussoukro before noon. It takes 7-8 hours and costs 7,000 CAF.

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Man is the home of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Man with the Saint-Michel cathedral.

The main attractions around Man are La Cascade, a large rocky outcrop which overlooks the town known as the La Dent de Man (the tooth of Man), and the forest monkeys.

  • 1 La Cascade (The Waterfall) (at the west side of the town). Surrounded by a tropical forest, the habitat of many colorful dragonflies and a wide variety of butterflies. There is a little shop with tables, toilets. Many people swim here. 1,000 CAF, they hand out official tickets.
  • 2 Mount Tonkoui Peak. Very long but easy hike up (5 hours), which you might avoid by paying a mototaxi. No guide needed. Picturesque views from the top and the way up
  • 3 Le Dent de Man. Locals want to get bribed ~3,000 CAF to let you enter the nature. They will physically keep you from passing if you don't pay

The monkey forest is a wooded area in which monkeys live; for a small fee tourists can persuade local residents to call the monkeys out of their forest habitat. There are three mountains that lie near Man, Mount Toura, Mount Tonkoui and Le Dent de Man, which make them popular for hiking.






  • 1 Goshen Hôtel, +225 070 209 6767. Small but clean double room with shower and toilet. More expensive rooms with nice view available. With on-site restaurant. 20,000 CAF (2023), negotiable.


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