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Flights from Washington, DC to Douala
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Airports in Washington, DC
Washington DC is served by 3 major airports. These are Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and Washington National Airport. The Washington Dulles International Airport is situated around 42 kilometers away from the downtown Washington DC. Both passenger & cargo services are provided from here to various domestic and international destinations such as Moscow, Paris, Delhi, Tokyo, Vienna, London, San Francisco, Orlando, Boston, and more. Passengers can easily commute to and from all these airports using metrorail, Silver Line Express Bus, shuttle bus service, rental cars, taxi services, and Washington flyers.
Douala is the largest city and capital of Littoral Region in Cameroon. The country’s economic capital, this beachside city doubles up as Central Africa's largest port and a regional economic mainstay. It is the first city in tropical Africa to have a piped natural gas supply. Douala is home to some of the country’s best restaurants, coffee houses and French-style bakeries, besides several top-end waterfront bars and bistros. Some top attractions here include Doual’art, Maritime Museum of Douala and Musee de Douala.
Things to do in Douala
Doual'art is a nonprofit cultural organization and art centre founded in Douala in 1991. It aims at producing and exhibiting artworks in 12 different neighborhoods of the city to promote contemporary art and urban transformations. It was established in the former cinema of the Palace of Douala Kings and is now located in a new facility called the Espace doual'art.
The Maritime Museum of Douala
Located at Rue de l’Hopital Bonanjo, the Maritime Museum of Douala is focused to collect and preserve the evolution of Cameroonian maritime landscape. It is home to an invaluable collection of artifacts, photographs, sculptures, maps, paintings, videos, documents, archival materials and multimedia animations. Its exhibits bear several themes like ‘man in his natural environment’ and ‘the evolution of various ships in the world’ and one can get guided tours into the museum.
Palace of the Kings Bell
Constructed in 1905, the Palace of the Kings Bell in Douala is a classic mansion built by the Germans for King Auguste Manga Ndumbe. This classic masterpiece of eclectic architecture is still owned by the royal family and assumes the central position among most all historical monuments in the city. Palace of the Kings Bell is also called by its French name, La Pagode that was given by a French author named Louis-Ferdinand Celine who lived here 100 years ago.
Best Time to Fly to Douala
The best time to fly to Douala is the winter season from November to January. The city experiences pleasant and warm winters and this is the most perfect time to enjoy the December-bound ethnic festival called Ngondo here.