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The main thing people need to know with Sandaga is that guides charge a commission from shop owners - so you will pay more if there is a guide in sight. We found that one tends to 'replace' another every so often. It is very...More
We traveled here by taxi and, although I'm certain we were overcharged all day, the sights, photos and culture of the area were worth it.
As a heads up, cabbies will attempt to stay with you all day to make more money. While it is...More
Hello this is ELHADJI explaining the most attracted market in senegal call SANDAGA MARKET which is located in DAKAR capital of Senegal.I had a group of student coming from UNITEelleD STATES i took them to see the SANDAGA MARKET.You can buy any type of clothes...More
Sandaga - Dakar's biggest market in the heart of the city. At Sandaga you can buy absolutely anything including jewellery, bags, mobile phones, sunglasses, clothes and fabrics of any style (African, European, Oriental, North African). You'll love it if you enjoy the hustle and bustle...More
We visit the market anytime we go to Dakar.Here is the heart of downtown market shopping like any city with many vendors.Everythmg you can imagine is sold there.from African drums.clothes,and accessories etc.I am African American and my husband is a Senegalese native..We travel from the...More
Marche Sandaga is the principal market in downtown Dakar. It is so packed with stalls and people that you often have to push your way through. Everything imaginable is for sale, although chiefly at the low end of the scale. It's worth a visit if...More
I am a single woman who has lived in West Africa for years. I am accustomed to local norms for daily interactions, and I do all my shopping in local markets.
Unfortunately, I have found that "local norms" are suspended in the areas of Dakar...More