Things to do in Dakar

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    Island of Gorée

    Island of Gorée

    Ranked #1 overall in Dakar things to do
    9.88 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryAdventureOutdoorsy
  • 2
    African Renaissance Monument

    African Renaissance Monument

    Ranked #2 overall in Dakar things to do
    8.88 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark
    Popular withArtsyHistoryAdventure

    Great views

  • 3
    The House of Slaves

    The House of Slaves

    Ranked #3 overall in Dakar things to do
    9.76 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    I should have hated it but it does give you with the help of a guide an insight into the conditions that the slaves had to endure before being shipped ...

  • 4
    Artisan Market Soumbédioune

    Artisan Market Soumbédioune

    Ranked #4 overall in Dakar things to do
    9.65 reviews
    Shopping
    Popular withArtsy

    Lots of stalls in a neighborhood of narrow dirt paths. Get ready to haggle and practice your french. This is a great place to look at great artisan work in ...

  • 5
    Mosque of the Divinity

    Mosque of the Divinity

    Ranked #5 overall in Dakar things to do
    8.36 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Mosque
    Popular withSpiritualHistoryArtsy

    Cool looking mosque located right on the edge of the Atlantic. The view is spectacular

  • 6
    Lake Retba

    Lake Retba

    Ranked #6 overall in Dakar things to do
    9.33 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventure

    Iridescent pink sparkles from this lake, which has a salt content 10 times that of the ocean. Catch the salt minors driving back.

  • 7
    Ferries for Ile de Goree

    Ferries for Ile de Goree

    Ranked #7 overall in Dakar things to do
    8.73 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Cruise
    Popular withAdventureHistoryOutdoorsy

    The Island of Gorée is a must see in Dakar, and the ferry is the best way to get there. The views of Dakar and the island from the ferry ...

  • 8
    Lago Retba

    Lago Retba

    Ranked #9 overall in Dakar things to do
    10.02 reviews
    Outdoors, Lake
    Popular withBackpackersOutdoorsyAdventure
  • 9
    Monumento al Rinascimento Africano

    Monumento al Rinascimento Africano

    Ranked #8 overall in Dakar things to do
    10.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument
    Popular withArtsyFamilies
  • 10
    Abbaye de Keur Moussa

    Abbaye de Keur Moussa

    Ranked #10 overall in Dakar things to do
    10.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withSpiritualHistory

    A unique monastery just outside of Dakar where local monks chant beautiful melodic tunes in Wolof every Sunday morning, preceded by a sermon in French. Next door they sell fresh ...

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