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Fort de Medine, Kayes

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#6 of 11 in Historic Sites in Mali
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Formerly the center of French colonial administration in Mali, Fort de Medine occupies a strategic position on the Senegal River. Take a walk around the 19th-century site, which includes several connecting structures, a prison, and an armory. Today, the fortress represents a National Heritage monument under reconstruction. Plan to see Fort de Medine and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kayes road trip planning website.
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  • A historical tour through the time of french colonism. The frenchs made here their first steps to Mali and started with their slavery in this country. An interesting tour with a nice view on the...  more »
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  • Authentic and hidden French fortress built in 1805
  • Place full of stories, tears and blood. Place of departure of the French penetration, from 1857, within the territory that was later called french Sudan.
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