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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
Accrobaobab Adventure
Accrobaobab Adventure
Attraction type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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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Village des Arts
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

All places to eat » Places to eat

le MOKAI
le MOKAI
Ranked #1 of 113 Restaurants in Dakar
Cuisines: European, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant Farid
Restaurant Farid
Ranked #2 of 113 Restaurants in Dakar
Price: $12 - $30
Cuisines: Lebanese
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
La Calebasse
La Calebasse
Ranked #3 of 113 Restaurants in Dakar
Cuisines: African
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
LAGON 1
LAGON 1
Ranked #4 of 113 Restaurants in Dakar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
New Africa
New Africa
Ranked #5 of 113 Restaurants in Dakar
Price: $11 - $28
Cuisines: Caribbean, French, Moroccan
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Le Calao du Lac Rose
Le Calao du Lac Rose
$17 - $21 (XAF 9,918 - 12,252)
Ranked #3 of 63 Dakar B&B and Inns
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Ker Jahkarlo
Ker Jahkarlo
$15 - $31
Ranked #4 of 63 Dakar B&B and Inns
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SenegalStyle Bed & Breakfast
SenegalStyle Bed & Breakfast
$18 - $36 (EUR 16 - 32)
Ranked #5 of 63 Dakar B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Ganale
Hotel Ganale
$57 - $84
Ranked #7 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
Hotel Oceanic
Hotel Oceanic
$52 - $55 (EUR 46 - 49)
Ranked #8 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
Casa Mara Dakar
3.0 of 5 Casa Mara Dakar
$69 - $102 (EUR 61 - 90)
Ranked #6 of 63 Dakar B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Terrou-Bi
4.0 of 5
Terrou-Bi
$237 - $280 (EUR 210 - 248)
Ranked #5 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar
5.0 of 5
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar
$225 - $349
Ranked #6 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
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Hotel Lagon II
4.0 of 5
Hotel Lagon II
$185 - $227 (EUR 164 - 201)
Ranked #14 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.