Yamoussoukro is about two to three hours from Abidjan with a good road network we start in Abidjan and end in Abidjan the same day. The total hours for the tour is between eight to nine hours.
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace is the largest Basilica in the world, the basilica was constructed between 1985 and 1989 and it was consecrated on 10 September 1990 by Pope John Paul II, It has an area of 30,000 square meters and is 158 meters high, It can accommodate 18,000 worshippers inside that is 7,000 sitting 11,000 standing It is located at Yamoussoukro, the administrative capital of Ivory Coast.
Apart from the Basilica, there are other wonderful places to see at Yamoussoukro
Crocodile Lake is not far from the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace filled with Crocodiles
Foundation of Peace is the site in memorial of civil wars in Liberia, Sierra Leone and the war between Mali and Burkina Fasso, and it changed the way we understand peace.
We will visit some lovely villages on the way