Douala (German: Duala) is the largest city in Cameroon and its economic capital. It is also the capital of Cameroon's Littoral Region. Home to Central Africa's largest port and its major international airport, Douala International Airport(DLA), it is the commercial and economic capital of Cameroon and the entire CEMAC region comprising Gabon, Congo, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, CAR and Cameroon. Consequently, it handles most of the country's major exports, such as oil, cocoa and coffee, timber, metals and fruits. As of 2010 the city and its surrounding area had an estimated population that surpassed 3,000,000 inhabitants. The city sits on the estuary of Wouri River and its climate is tropical.
Restaurants in Douala
4.5 based on 20 reviews
Doual'Art is an art gallery located in the heart of Douala (in Bonanjo, le Plateau Joss). It is very clean, and showcases some of the work done by diverse up-and-coming Cameroonian artists. It has a nice cafe and a nice Terrace for relaxation. It is very good, especially given that it is in the heart of the old city near all the great historic landmarks of the city, such as the post office, the justice palace, the presidential palace, the slave chains, the Mandessi Bell house, the old German maritime headquarters, King Bell's house, the port, and colonial administrative buildings. The personnel of the gallery is very kind, and you learn so much all the time.
4.5 based on 15 reviews
My group of 20 visited this excellent museum and thoroughly enjoyed learning about the history of Douala. The guide was very knowledgable and answered all of our questions. The museum has 3 or 4 floors and a 3D ride. I highly recommend you visit when you are in the city.
5 based on 9 reviews
Music Bar ... all styles - Rock, Country, Jazz, Latino etc ... Sound and Video musical trips as required. Whiskeys, Shooters, Cocktails, local and belgian Beers, among others ... Last music news and events played on large screen as well as customers Youtube prefered clips and shows. New year's Eve, Valentine's Day, St Patrick's Day, Rio Carnival etc ... Deco is based on old vinyle records and curios. Tribute to singers, artists a required.
My fiancée and I spent a few hours enjoying the adult beverages and the excellent music. The service was very good and the time moved quickly. Will definitely go back.Many Thanks Walt, I appreciate your comment, see you back soon ...
3.5 based on 58 reviews
The Marche des Fleurs is definitely worth stopping at. Street side flower vendors selling a variety of cut flowers and arrangements. Less hectic than the adjacent Marche Artisanal which probably has more tourist appeal. Haggle fiercely if you do go shopping - the flowers are lovely.
4 based on 15 reviews
Douala has not many interesting sights to offer. This Cathedral is supposed to be one of them. Both the exterior and interior are rather plain. Nevertheless, it is a moving site to see the people praying. There are two shops in front if the church, selling some basic religious items.
3.5 based on 7 reviews
It has been renovated so it's new and it looks nice. The car washers at the side don't make the place nice and it's difficult to even see that there's something of great history there. I was able to take pictures though and got wet by the Fountain. Lol
3.5 based on 3 reviews
This is a great place to go to before or after a meal. They have one of the best selections of single malts in Cameroon! Cigar selection was decent. Was looking for a Highland Park 18. Not available, but the barman gave us HIghland Park 12 - very liberal pour! Great place to hangout.
3 based on 31 reviews
This is just a statue, there is nothing to see. You just go here and see if you would like, but it is nothing special or impressive, in my opinion not even attractive.
3.5 based on 2 reviews
3 based on 4 reviews
Fun Center is the first an only Bowling Center in Cameroon. It includes Bowling, Restaurant and many other games machines such like Air Hockey, Dancing stage, Basket Ball arcade, Boxe Arcade, Racing arcade, Snooker, Baby foot, kiddies rides etc... The restaurant is a mix between fast food and gourmet dishes. Fun Center is open everyday between 11:00 and 24:00.
Had a couple of drinks, & snacks & couple of games..but the bill came at least 8-10k extra with no billing.. Just said that that's how it is. Overall.. It was nice, barring the ripoff..
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