About Lome


Let's have a look around into background of Lome
  • Region: Maritime Region
  • Country: Togo
  • Latitude: 6.13777777778
  • Longitude: 1.2125
  • Time zone: Africa/Lome
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -0 hours

Weather in Lome

  • Climate: tropical savanna climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January-March or between August-September

Location

Lome, with a population of 837,437 (metro population 1,570,283, is the capital and largest city of Togo. Located on the Gulf of Guinea, Lome is the country's administrative and industrial center and its chief port. The city exports coffee, cocoa, copra, and palmkernels. It also has an oil refinery.

Distance from Lome center to Airport

Airport: Tokoin International Airport

Driving Distance: 8 miles / 13 km

Driving Time: 16 minutes

Languages: Ewé spoken in Lomé

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Tokoin International Airport

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 300 to 600 CFA
  • Housekeeper: 300 to 600 CFA
  • Concierge: Between 300 to 600 CFA

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10% – 15 % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Aflao,
  • Anloga,
  • Tsevie

Emergency Contact Numbers in Lome city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 191,192,193
  • Airport: Tokoin International Airport (+228 22 23 60 60)
  • Hospital:  Clinique Biasa (+228 22 21 11 37)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Lome.

  • Voodoo festival Epe Ekpe in Glidji
  • THE FESTIVAL OF THE “BLACK DIVINITY”
  • Fire dance, traditional Festival of the Tem in Central Togo

Tourist Attractions

  • Big market
  • Marche aux Fetiches
  • Lome Beach (Lome Beach)

Theatre & Concerts

  • CanalOlympia
  • Village Artisanal
  • Concert choral à Agora senghor

Visit Top Restaurants in Lome

  • Le Patio Maison D'hotes & Restaurants
  • Beluga Restaurant
  • Yogi's Fast Food

Top Shopping Centers in Lome

  • Akodessawa Fetish Market
  • Superamco Adidoadin
  • Pharmacie du Grand Marche

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Grande Mosquee
  • Independence Monument
  • franki fun park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Le Patio Maison D'hotes & Restaurants – Pizza
  • Nico's – Fries
  • Yogi's Fast Food - Great chicken and Chips

Sports Club

  • Vital Club – Gym
  • Samouraï Judo Club – Judo
  • City Star Dancing Club – Dancing

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer:800.00 CFA
  • Taxi: 300.00 CFA
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 73,231.79 CFA
  • Cheap meal: 2,500.00 CFA
  • Gasoline: 800.00 CFA
  • 3 course meal:12,000.00 CFA
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