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Best of Dakar Guide

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Dakar
At the westernmost point of the African continent, Dakar stands as a multicultural, diverse city full of vibrant arts and traditions. Residents from various ethnic groups present assorted crafts, foods, jewelry, fabrics and wood and metal goods at bustling markets such as Marche Sandaga or Marche HLM. The city is home to museums and mosques, cliff walks and beaches, and makes a convenient jumping point for excursions to any of Senegal's national parks and nature reserves.

All things to do » Things to do

La Maison des Esclaves
La Maison des Esclaves
This centuries-old house served as a processing center for African slaves.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Ilha de Goree
Ilha de Goree
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Village des Arts
La Galerie Antenna
La Galerie Antenna
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... 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
Attraction type: Art Galleries
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Walking On Water Kite Club
Walking On Water Kite Club
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... 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

All places to eat » Places to eat

le MOKAI
le MOKAI
Ranked #1 of 108 Restaurants in Dakar
Cuisines: European, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
N'ice Cream
N'ice Cream
Ranked #2 of 108 Restaurants in Dakar
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Restaurant Farid
Restaurant Farid
Ranked #3 of 108 Restaurants in Dakar
Price: $12 - $30
Cuisines: Lebanese
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
LAGON 1
LAGON 1
Ranked #4 of 108 Restaurants in Dakar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
La Calebasse
La Calebasse
Ranked #5 of 108 Restaurants in Dakar
Cuisines: African
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hotel Le Djoloff
3.0 of 5
Hotel Le Djoloff
$12 - $30
Ranked #5 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
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Ker Jahkarlo
Ker Jahkarlo
$13 - $34
Ranked #2 of 59 Dakar B&B and Inns
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Le Calao du Lac Rose
Le Calao du Lac Rose
$14 - $22 (XAF 7,353 - 11,555)
Ranked #3 of 59 Dakar B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

SenegalStyle Bed & Breakfast
SenegalStyle Bed & Breakfast
$14 - $212 (EUR 11 - 170)
Ranked #4 of 59 Dakar B&B and Inns
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Villa Mermoz
Villa Mermoz
$68 - $144 (XOF 35,714 - 75,630)
Ranked #5 of 59 Dakar B&B and Inns
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Hotel Ganale
Hotel Ganale
$57 - $84
Ranked #7 of 41 Hotels in Dakar

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Terrou-Bi
4.0 of 5
Terrou-Bi
$243 - $407 (EUR 195 - 326)
Ranked #4 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar
5.0 of 5
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar
$244 - $338
Ranked #6 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
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Hotel Lagon II
4.0 of 5
Hotel Lagon II
$195 - $232 (EUR 156 - 186)
Ranked #14 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
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