Gorée Island

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With its lovely colonial houses in warm colours, sandy tracks and flourishing bougainvilleas, Gorée Island off the coast of Dakar feels amazingly calm and well-balanced, but we mustn't forget its dark days during the slave trade. Gorée is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Women's Museum Henriette Bathily (Mufem)
Women's Museum Henriette Bathily (Mufem)
The collection at the Women's Museum, a
1:00
House of Slaves
House of Slaves
The controversy over the extent of
1:00
Sandaga Market
Sandaga Market
Since the closure of the covered market
0:30
Le Plateau
Le Plateau
Le Plateau, the historic centre of Dakar
1:00
N'Gor Beach
N'Gor Beach
N'Gor Beach is a long, beautiful, sandy
0:30
Théodore Monod Museum of African Art
Théodore Monod Museum of African Art
Folk art and traditions are featured in
1:30
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House of Slaves
House of Slaves
The controversy over the extent of
1:00
Sandaga Market
Sandaga Market
Since the closure of the covered market
0:30
Le Plateau
Le Plateau
Le Plateau, the historic centre of Dakar
1:00
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