Goree Island

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  • Address: Dakar, Senegal
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Island, Family And Kids

Goree Island - Review

Located off the coast from Dakar in the Atlantic Ocean is a small island called the Goree Island. This island has an infamous history of being a part of the 15th- to 19th-century Atlantic slave trade. The island is completely car free and the only way to go about this island is to walk. Here you will see many beautiful narrow streets adorned with colonial style buildings. Also present here is the former House of Slaves which has now been turned into a museum.

How To reach Goree Island by Public Transport

  • By car

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TripHobo Highlights for Goree Island

  • Goree Island Address: Dakar, Senegal
  • Goree Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • Goree Island Price: Free
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Things to Know Before Visiting Goree Island

  • 95% of people who visit Dakar include Goree Island in their plan

  • 36.7% of people start their Goree Island visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Goree Island

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

92.05% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Goree Island

People normally club together Dakar Grand Mosque and Sandaga while planning their visit to Goree Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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