6 Sights in Dakar, Senegal (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Dakar, Senegal. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Dakar, Senegal.

Activities in Dakar

1. Pointe des Almadies

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Pointe des Almadies or Point Almadies is the westernmost point on the continent of Africa and of the Afro-Eurasian landmass, lying at 17.5 degrees west of the Greenwich meridian, 8 degrees further west than Cabo da Roca, mainland Europe's westernmost point. Pointe des Almadies is located on the north-western end of the Cap Vert peninsula in Senegal.

Wikipedia: Pointe des Almadies (EN)

2. Monument de la Renaissance Africaine

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The African Renaissance Monument is a 52 m (171 ft) tall bronze statue located on top of one of the twin hills known as Collines des Mamelles, outside Dakar, Senegal. Built overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the Ouakam suburb, the statue was designed by the Senegalese architect Pierre Goudiaby after an idea presented by president Abdoulaye Wade and built by Mansudae Overseas Projects, a company from North Korea.

Wikipedia: African Renaissance Monument (EN)

3. Ancien Musée de la Femme

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Ancien Musée de la Femme

The Henriette-Bathily Women's Museum is a museum which was located on Gorée, an island on the coast of Senegal, across from the House of Slaves museum. In May 2015, it moved to Dakar, at the Place du Souvenir Africain et de la Diaspora . A project conceived in 1987 by the filmmaker Ousmane William Mbaye, it was opened in 1994 under the direction of Annette Mbaye d'Erneville.

Wikipedia: Henriette-Bathily Women's Museum (EN)

4. Mosquée de Gorée

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Île de Gorée is one of the 19 communes d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. It is an 18.2-hectare (45-acre) island located 2 kilometres at sea from the main harbour of Dakar, famous as a destination for people interested in the Atlantic slave trade.

Wikipedia: Gorée (EN)

5. Cathédrale du Souvenir africain

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The Our Lady of Victories Cathedral or Cathedral of Dakar, is a religious building that serves as the Catholic cathedral in the city of Dakar, the capital of the African country of Senegal, which is the seat of the Archdiocese of Dakar.

Wikipedia: Our Lady of Victories Cathedral, Dakar (EN)

6. Galerie Arte

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Galerie Arte Galerie Arte, via Papaye Design Dakar (Brigitte Ndiaye) / CC BY-SA 4.0

Arte Gallery is a gallery located in Dakar, Senegal, founded in 1996 by Joëlle le Bussy Fal and specializing in the creation of contemporary African furniture and art objects. It has had a branch in Saint-Louis, Senegal since 2009.

Wikipedia: Galerie Arte (FR), Website


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