Culture August 01, 2018 at 02:00 pm

Benin is the mecca of the voodoo religion and here are six temples that are filled with magic

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

Farida Dawkins August 01, 2018 at 02:00 pm

August 01, 2018 at 02:00 pm | Culture

Village women paint voodoo symbols on the walls of their village…Shutterstock

Djeho Temple

The Djeho Temple is located in Abomey, the former capital of the Dahomey Kingdom as Benin was once known.

The temple is housed in the palace of King Ghezo.

Glele, the son of King Ghezo erected the mortar that is located within the temple – reportedly using the blood of 41 slaves.

The palace is also said to have once housed 4,000 wives.

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