There's an African City That's Built Entirely On Stilts Avoiding traffic jams is easier in places like Ganvie, Africa, since boats are required to navigate a town built entirely on stilts. It's actually not the only one in Africa, but it is the largest.
What You'll See: The Painted Ladies, six pastel-hued Victorian houses built from 1892-1896 and backed by San Francisco's skyline and the bay. They are located on Steiner Street, on the east side of Alamo Square Park, and although the two houses on the right are currently under scaffolding and it requires the right light (late afternoon) for them to look their best, it's a great spot for a panoramic snap
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