Residence of Heinrich Barth, Zinder

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See the place where one of the first and greatest explorers of Africa lived at Residence of Heinrich Barth. The famous scholar, who spoke many African languages, is known for his exploration from 1850 to 1855. During that time, he meticulously documented what he saw and learned about the region's cultures that were different from European life. In the residence, you can see his personal belongings, memoirs, and artifacts he collected on his journeys. For Residence of Heinrich Barth and beyond, use our Zinder travel route planner to get the most from your Zinder vacation.
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