Things to do in Monrovia

Monrovia – a laid-back and friendly city in Liberia

Monrovia is the largest city and capital of Liberia. The country is still a developing nation and the simplicity of life in Liberia is reflected in the city streets of Monrovia. However, the city still boasts of a few landmarks and holiday destinations where you can explore and learn more about this West African city.


Things to do in Monrovia

Visit Monrovia to experience a city with a long and eventful history. Take it all in at the Masonic Lodge. For the ones who enjoys the outdoors go have a great hike at the Monrovia Canyon Park to see the great Monrovia Falls.


Liberia National Museum

One of the most interesting things to do in Monrovia is to visit the Liberian National Museum. This museum contains photographs, memoirs, artworks, and other items that depict the political and cultural history of the country.


Monrovia Falls

In the Monrovia Canyon Park you will find the amazing Monrovia Falls. If you enjoy the outdoors you should definitely go visit the Monrovia Falls.


Masonic Lodge

You can also pass by the old Masonic Lodge, a silent witness to many wars and conflicts that happened in Liberia. Many of Liberia’s high ranking officials state and political matters have been decided from within the Masonic Lodge.


Monrovia Football

For sports and football enthusiasts, you can visit the Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex and the Antoinette Tubman Stadium, both of which host several sports competitions each year. Monrovia Football is the best in the country.


Monrovia restaurants and nightlife

Beach-side restaurants, bars, and cafés are wonderful places to spend a lazy afternoon by the coast. There are also a few nightclubs throughout the city where you can dance, drink, and have fun.


When to go to Monrovia

Monrovia experiences a tropical monsoon climate characterized by a wet season from May to October and a dry season from November to April. However, the city still sees infrequent rain even during the dry season. Temperatures throughout the year stay pretty constant at an average of 26 °C (79 °F).

When you visit the city during the dry season, you can pleasantly do outdoor activities like swimming and island hopping. One of the best island hopping destinations is the Monkey Island, which actually consists of six islands where six various chimpanzee groups live freely.

Monrovia Facts

Population970 824
CurrencyLiberian dollar
AirportMonrovia Roberts Intl, Liberia (ROB)

Monrovia average temperatures

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