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The Plateau

Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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Very little to see

The plateau does not offer touristic attractions except for the cathedral which is really worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Masquito11
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Beziers, France
Love this place

I have been to Abidjan twice in 2016 and I have stayed in the Plateau area both times. I really... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
frantz05
,
Nairobi, Kenya
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Favored particularly by business travelers, the Plateau is a district of Abidjan with a number of shops and parks.
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good42%
  • Average34%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“traffic jam” (3 reviews)
“high rise” (2 reviews)
“lagoon side” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The plateau does not offer touristic attractions except for the cathedral which is really worth visiting.Most restaurants are closed in the evening or during the week, so social life on the plateau is very limited.

Thank Masquito11
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I have been to Abidjan twice in 2016 and I have stayed in the Plateau area both times. I really like the area. It has some impressive hotels and good places to eat. I especially like the small park in the lagoon side of Plateau....More

Thank frantz05
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The majority of Abidjan's International Offices and Banking are set here - with the lagoon running alongside - the Plateau has a couple of impressive mosques, and the Novotel hotel situated as a great hotel to stay in for accessing some excellent shops for the...More

Thank Carrie P
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Its a normal business district, a few nice restaurants, gets really hot. All its the usual business centre similar to most capital cities across africa.

Thank Rmwanga
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The Plateau is Abidjan's beating heart. It's the business area but with plenty of good quality residences. It's a great place to stay when visiting Abidjan

Thank Sawmillbloke
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Mandatory to attend it is Abidjan heart, nice view from high buildings, nice posters and shops. Traffic jam.

Thank Mad L
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Like most places in africa, the place smalls and is dirty, people urinate in the street, there's rubbish not far away and don't even think of eating outside a western hotel unless you like contracting typhoid fever.

1  Thank Phil L
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

There is a lot of activity during the day. After office hours it is quiet - read dead. There is am quite a few good restaurants and one or two sights. But unless you have something specific there - don't bother

2  Thank Ole H
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had an opportunity to see the plateau from a high rise building and it was impressive. This is probably the place to see the highest and biggest buildings in Abidjan. We were told by our resident friends that people come to work here, but...More

1  Thank SunnyW358
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The Pyramid is a brutalist pyramid shaped office building that is currently abandoned due to a fire. Definitely the more recognizable building in Abidjan.

Thank mahme
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