Ganvie is located in the country of Benin, West Africa. It is a village constructed on the Lake Nokoué. The exact location of this unique village is towards the north of the largest city and administrative capital of Benin, Cotonou. You will need close to an hour for reaching Ganvie from Cotonou.
Often it is said the locals of this village are not too affable towards the tourists visiting the place. However, if you can ignore this feature of the village, Ganvie is a place that’s truly worth visiting. The entire town is built on stilts. Each of the shops, restaurants and houses of the village are constructed using wooden stilts and is located several feet over the water level. The tourist can hire a boat and spend the entire day there exploring the city. While on the boat, they can watch people shopping, selling, going to schools [...]