5 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 5 sights are available in Dakar, Senegal.

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. 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)

3. Mémorial 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 although its actual role in the history of the slave trade is the subject of dispute.

Wikipedia: Gorée (EN)

4. 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)

5. Musée Théodore-Monod d'art africain

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Musée Théodore-Monod d'art africain

The Théodore-Monod Museum of African Art, long called the Dakar Museum or IFAN Museum, is a museum located in Dakar and part of the Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire (IFAN), within the Cheikh-Anta-Diop University.

Wikipedia: Musée Théodore-Monod d'art africain (FR)


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