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Sandaga

Dakar, Senegal
+229 96 20 53 20
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Beware the 'guides'

The main thing people need to know with Sandaga is that guides charge a commission from shop owners... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2013
sodafin
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Helsinki, Finland
An amazing immersion in Senegal

We traveled here by taxi and, although I'm certain we were overcharged all day, the sights, photos... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2013
Esrodgers
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The city's main market.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good27%
  • Average36%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
4 weeks ago
“Neat market with lots to offer”
Feb 23, 2017
“A vibrant market”
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Dakar, Senegal
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+229 96 20 53 20
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11 - 17 of 17 reviews

Reviewed August 5, 2013

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

3  Thank sodafin
Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

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

3  Thank Esrodgers
Reviewed July 11, 2013

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

3  Thank ELHADJI D
Reviewed June 29, 2013

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

7  Thank Gina J
Reviewed March 11, 2013

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

2  Thank tai654
Reviewed May 11, 2012

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

12  Thank RenoBill
Reviewed June 15, 2011

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

20  Thank jolenejentilly
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