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The largest and the capital city of the Republic of the Congo, located by River Congo is one to visit. Stop over at this low key city, with a pleasant charm, featuring a tropical climate making it ideal for relaxing. Spend your days exploring the city, starting off by heading along the country side, where the Congo River hosts wild and powerful rapids to leave tourist in awe. Watch from a distance as you enjoy local drinks and food at any of the bars or restaurants close by, perfectly complimenting the scenic beauty. On your return, spend your evening visiting the iconic structures such as the Basilique Saine-Anne and Ecole de Peinture de Poto- Poto, as you collect souvenirs and indulge in the mystic historic stories . Get the feel of the locals and their culture, as you set off to the largest most diverse market the city has to offer; the Marche Total, selling everything from technological wonders to one-of-a-kind fabrics and unique artefacts.
The Maya Maya Airport is approximately 7 kilometres from the city centre, taking up to 10-15 minute to travel.
A range of leading airlines are hosted by the Maya Maya Airport including Air France, Royal Air Morocco, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways and South African Airways.
Local travel transport including taxis and radio cabs run facilities to and from the airport, making it easy for tourists to get around.
With local transport available, it is also safe to travel and explore parts of the city by foot. However, taxis prove to be the most favour way to get around.
Although the city experiences constant temperatures throughout the year it is best to avoid the months of July and August. The best time to visit however would be June.
The flight duration is around 8 hours and 10 minutes.
No airlines are operating direct flights to Brazzaville from UK.
Brazzaville offers a range of hotels and hostels to choose from, depending on budget and kind of trip you plan to take. If you wish to splurge and pamper yourself then consider Hotel Hippocampe, Ledger Plaza Maya Maya, with both in close proximity of the city centre and important land marks such as the Palais du Peuple and Stade de la Revolution. If you wish to be away from the hustle bustle of the city, then Hotel Brazzaville Beach would be a perfect pick. However, if travelling on a budget, one might consider Residence Hotel Saint-Jacques or even Hotel de la Paix.