"They want your best there,your money:-)" Pointe-Noire by Herwig1961
Pointe-Noire Travel Guide: 45 reviews and 51 photos
I was working in Pointe Noire and have been there for 2months.It is a very expensive place and during my stay I got robbed by soldiers.Mainly everything there is very expensive and many things are a fake,copies.(cigarettes,wooden masks etc.)Be careful on weekends,soldiers in black uniform are out and force you to give them money or they even take your money.Don`t go out alone.Malaria is a hughe problem there.Most of the hotels are far too expensive for what they offer.There is not much to see in Pointe Noire beside the beach(water is sometimes polluted by the oil platforms close to the beach).Be careful by taking fotos!It is possible to take fotos but most of the time you have to pay for it.It helps if you speak French.Expect that you have to give money by arriving and leaving Pointe Noire(at the airport:-)I have had a very beautiful experience by visiting a catholic mess,wonderful atmosphere and lovely music.At my hotel there have been also some weddings and the music was great.Anyhow,at the end I have been happy to leave Point Noire
- Pros:haven`t found much...the livemusic was good
- Cons:Malaria,thiefs,very expensive place
- In a nutshell:if you haven`t seen this place you don`t miss anything
Currency here is the CFA franc.Right now you change 1 Euro for 650CFA franc.So far I have seen notes from 500franc to... more travel advice
I did not enjoy my stay there.It is very expensive(like everything in Pointe Noire).Service was not good.Several times... more travel advice
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