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Things to do in Dakar

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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: SEE OUR SPECIAL 'WELCOME TO AFRICA' PACKAGE DEAL: 2 people €115 a day! Special INCLUDES: Mali Room Accommodation, 2 Meals,... more » Owner description: SEE OUR SPECIAL 'WELCOME TO AFRICA' PACKAGE DEAL: 2 people €115 a day! Special INCLUDES: Mali Room Accommodation, 2 Meals, English Speaking Master Percussionist, Loaner Drums & Transportation! SenegalStyle AFRICAN DRUMMING & DANCE is a service OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and provided by SenegalStyle Bed & Breakfast Homestay Guesthouse,(€30 a night includes both Breakfast & Dinner!) SenegalStyle African Drumming & Dance is owned by Sineta George of SenegalStyle Djembes. Our classes are for all levels, beginners, intermediate and professionals. The cost is €30 per person for 2 hour lessons, (both DRUMMING & AFRICAN DANCE!) loaner drums are available FREE OF CHARGE. Bilingual Instruction English/French/Wolof. Want to make your own African Djembe Drum? The cost is €100 for 3 day hands-on course, carved and painted with whatever design you want! Online prepayment required to reserve your time/date. (GOOD IDEA for folks with pre-planned tours or SHORT LAYOVERS in Dakar!). All major credit cards & e-checks accepted via Paypal. « less
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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This centuries-old house served as a processing center for African slaves.
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Tours
Owner description: Native Senegalese with over 17 years of professional Tour Guide experience, Ali speaks English, French and Wolof. Our team is... more » Owner description: Native Senegalese with over 17 years of professional Tour Guide experience, Ali speaks English, French and Wolof. Our team is ready to welcome you to our peaceful country and show you all that Dakar and Senegal has to offer from the city to the beach to the interior. We arrange very affordable private one on one tours for you that are available in English, French, or Spanish. We are able to safely escort you to any region or area of interest in Dakar or throughout Senegal. « less
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Tours
Owner description: SenegalStyle 'Welcome to Africa' SPECIAL: ART GALLEY & City TOUR OF DAKAR & SURROUNDING AREAS up to 3 people, 5/6 hours... more » Owner description: SenegalStyle 'Welcome to Africa' SPECIAL: ART GALLEY & City TOUR OF DAKAR & SURROUNDING AREAS up to 3 people, 5/6 hours including transportation, €76 SenegalStyle Tours is an innovative & quick way to see all the best of Dakar in the shortest amount of time. Don't waste your valuable time your first days here getting frustrated because you aren't 'seeing' anything but traffic! I will take you to the best beaches, those that are not in the Lonely Planet! All the coolest places, nicest art galleries, and talented artists, beautiful homes, and quick looks at major tourist attactions. Later on, you know where to go and can have a more focused, efficient tour on your own. 3hr tour - €46 up to 3 people, transportation included! « less
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Water sports
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Dakar
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Owner description: Walking On Water Kite Club is on the property of Ocean & Savane Lodge in St. Louis. Here you will find a safe learning... more » Owner description: Walking On Water Kite Club is on the property of Ocean & Savane Lodge in St. Louis. Here you will find a safe learning environment in a lagoon with the predominant wind being parallel with the shore. We have a boat for security and convenience for our clientele. Both the lagoon and ocean have kiting conditions for all levels. Offering kite lessons, gear rentals, surfing, SUP, and Yoga. ** Opened from December 2014 to end of May 2015 during the wind season ** « less
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Set up in 1972, this gallery is a "MUST" while visiting Africa. It is dedicated to African tribal art. On 4305 Ft2 are... more » Owner description: Set up in 1972, this gallery is a "MUST" while visiting Africa. It is dedicated to African tribal art. On 4305 Ft2 are displayed the late Marthe Everlé and Claude Everlé Collections dated from 1963 : wooden masks, figures,stools & beds from West & Central Africa, Benin & Dogon bronzes, Terracottas... We exhibit artists from the Dakar School of paintings and sell 18th Century glass beads' necklaces. « less
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Dakar
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Flea/ Street Markets
The city's main market.
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Ranked #12 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, a $27 million dollar solid copper statue, the tallest in the world! An elevator will... more » Owner description: Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, a $27 million dollar solid copper statue, the tallest in the world! An elevator will take you to the top for a full view of the city and terrific pictures of the surrounding areas.Taxi pickup service from your hotel, entrance tickets to go to the top, and return to your hotel is 30 euro for one, & 15 euro for each additional person. Search 'SenegalStyle' on TAdvisor! « less
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Ranked #14 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #15 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Tours
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Ranked #16 of 19 attractions in Dakar
Category: Shops
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