Makeni is a city located in the Bombali District of Northern Sierra Leone with a whole lot of places for a memorable experience in the city . Here is a list of places to visit if you really want to maximize your stay in Makeni: 


Makeni Cotton Tree: Located at the heart of the city, Makeni Cotton Tree is a symbol of unity and strength for the Temne People. The cotton tree was a meeting place for Temne chiefs and spiritual leaders for centuries. It is said that during the era of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the tree was used as a site for slave auctions.


Makeni Clock Tower: The clock tower is an iconic symbol of Makeni, and it is located in the city center. It is a great place to take photos and to get a sense of the city’s history.


Makeni Old Town Hall: This historic building was built in the 1950s and is a great example of colonial architecture. It is now used as an Emergency Response center and also offers a branch office space for Audit Sierra Leone. 


Makeni Old Post Office: The post office is located at Station Road, adjacent to the Old Town Hall in Makeni. It was a hub for mail and package deliveries in the area during the colonial era and 1980s. It offered a range of services, including sending and receiving mail and packages, selling stamps, and providing postal boxes for rent. It is no longer in operation.


Makeni Central Mosque: This is the largest mosque in Makeni and one of the most prominent landmarks in the city. It’s an impressive structure that can accommodate many worshippers. was built in the 1950s and 1960s.


Wusum Hill: A rounded elevation of a limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m. This hill, which is said to be owned by the deity “Pa Wusum,” the husband of “Ya Mena, is an ideal place where a nice breeze and a beautiful vantage point await tourists. From atop Wusum Hill, you could see all of Makeni and much of Bombali District.