Ecomusee Du Sel De Bandrele, Bandrele

#17 of 27 in Things to do in Mayotte
Museum · Specialty Museum
Learn about traditional salt production on Mayotte at Ecomusee Du Sel De Bandrele. The museum educates visitors about age-old harvesting techniques, which could once feed the whole island. The methods used are practiced mainly by women, and as such passed on from mother to daughter. A visit here supports their work and provides an engaging and detailed overview of the process. Sample their products and take the opportunity to pick up a few sachets as gifts. Using our world travel planner, Bandrele attractions like Ecomusee Du Sel De Bandrele can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This place gets salt from the sea in a unique way that's been done for generations. They let the sea flood a field, then boil/extract the salt from the field once the sea has subsided. The place is...  more »
  • Lieu culturel à visiter en venant à Mayotte. Il relate la récolte culturelle du sel dans la commune de Bandrélé. Ces "mamas shingos " sont vraiment courageuses et travailleuses car cela en demande.
  • C un lieu très intéressant à visité. Non seulement tu peux voir les mamans shingo en action, mais tu as la possibilité d'y participer toi aussi. C un travail difficile et qui demande bcp de patience mais c aussi très instructif. J'encourage tout le monde à y passer que ça soit pour une visite ou un achat. D'ailleurs je trouve les prix très raisonnable d'après le travail effectué par ces mamans là.

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