Djibouti (city)Djibouti and has a population of around 400,000.
Djibouti–Ambouli International AirportThere are regular flights by Air France (to Paris-CDG), Ethiopian Airways (Addis Ababa) and Kenya Airways (Nairobi via Addis Ababa) flights. There are also regular flights with Fly Dubai (to UAE-Dubai-DXB terminal 2).
There are passenger trains from Addis Abeba via Dire Dawa every second day. Journey time for the full trip is about 12 hours. The new trains are comfortable and there is a dining car on board. Tickets are sold at the station and should be bought at least few days beforehand. Additionally, there is an ticket office in central Djibouti.
Nagad railway station
Taxis cost from 500 Fdj to any amount, depending on distance. For example: Camp Lemonier to the city centre cost 1,500 Fdj. Negotiate and you may get a lower price, but there are better things to do than to argue over 500 Fdj.
- Beaches on the eastern shore.
Aden Bay Casinophone: +253-356549The casino in the Sheraton Hotel has 40 poker machines, black jack, poker and roulette tables.
phone: +253 21350399address: HeronA fusion cuisine restaurant a few hundred metres from the port. On the menu are camel meat, sushi, sashimi, fish, lobster, crab, best steaks in Djibouti, beers and mojitos. Nice atmosphere with outdoor and indoor setting.
phone: +25321350299address: AmbouliA seafood restaurant. Excellent location, walking distance from Camp Lemonier and not far from airport and BA188. Nice outdoor and indoor settings. On the menu are live crabs, lobsters, fresh fish, clams and other food from the Red Sea. The fish is cooked in a traditional Yemenite clay oven on acacia wood. Website http://www.lamerrougedj.com. Email at lamerrougedj.com. 'phone +253 21340005.
Club HermesUnderground club, low key. Good security at the door. 1,000 Fdj per beer.
Sham'sDecent DJ, small dance floor. 1,000 Fdj/beer and 1,500 Fdj for mixed drinks.
Club MenelikInside the Menelik Hotel, security is good here. Drinks are 1,000 Fdj/beer & 1,500 Fdj/mixed drink. The music ranges widely, but often times consists of 1990s to current hip-hop & R&B.
La GaletteAn underground club. 1,000 Fdj for beer, 1,500 Fdj for mixed drinks and 1,000 Fdj for sheesha (hookah).
La OasisNice place with a second, smaller bar upstairs.
Le MariesNice place with a dancefloor in the front alongside a bar. In the back are some couches for sitting and smoking Sheesha smoking (1,000 Fdj to participate).
Golden Club1,000 Fdj for a beer, pool for 500 Fdj and a dancefloor. Sheesha for 1,000 Fdj