Akanda National Park. Photo by Warriorwriter Located in the northeast of the city of Libreville, the Akanda Park, (Akanda in myene language) which covers 208 square miles, accounts with the nearby Pongara National Park for 25% of the total protected mangrove in the continent.
Arboretum de Sibang is a preserved rainforest park which offers visitors a beautiful vista of Gabon’s resources, courtesy of Mother Nature. The park is situated 5km from Libreville and can be accessed via taxi. There are guides on hand to show visitors round the park especially the various tree species that dot the landscape.
Lope National Park Lope National Park is situated right in the centre of Gabon and was the first protected area following the creation of the Lope-Okanda Wildlife Reserve in 1946. When the country’s President declared the creation of 13 national parks in 2002, Lope National Park was included.
The National Museum of Arts and Traditions is known for its huge collection of cultural masks and tribal crafts. The museum founded an online virtual museum displaying many of Gabon's treasured artifacts. The Arts & Traditions Museum remains as one of the top destinations in Libreville.