• Tour code: 8406P12
  • Location: Cotonou, Benin
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

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Get a sense for the rich history and melting pot of cultures in Porto Novo, a former Portuguese trading colony, during this 5-hour shore excursion. Discover the history of Porto Novo’s past kings, and their unique tribal masks and costumes, at the city’s Museum of Ethnography. You’ll also check out the 19th-century Brazilian church that was converted into a mosque, and tour the royal palace of the town’s famous ruler, King Toffa. Your Porto Novo trip also includes a guide, entrance fees and round-trip port transport.


  • Discover the one-time colonial city of Porto Novo during this Cotonou shore excursion
  • Explore the tribal masks, costumes and instruments of the town's rulers at the Museum of Ethnography
  • See how Porto Novo's royalty once lived at the royal palace of King Toffa
  • Visit the 19th-century Brazilian church that's now a mosque
  • Covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

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