Best Things To Do in Dakar, Senegal

Whether you're visiting Dakar for a few days or are a localite, Dakar is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Dakar. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Dakar. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Dakar. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Dakar keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Dakar listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Dakar which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Dakar will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Dakar recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Dakar

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Dakar that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 35 Things To Do in Dakar
    Terrou Bi

    Address: Gueule Tapee, Dakar, Senegal Phone:+221 221338399039

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Terrou Bi is one of the finest Hotels in Dakar located at wonderful place near the beach. The accommodations are spacious and comfortable. The food is good and the staff is excellent for its hospitali...Read more

  2. #2 of 35 Things To Do in Dakar
    Hotel Du Phare Les Mamelles

    Address: 36 Cité Magistrats, Dakar, Senegal Phone:+221 33 860 30 00

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The traditional Décor, mix of Senegalese and European cuisine, clean and comfortable rooms are the attractions of the Hotel. The place is nearby to the Airport. The service is excellent and tha...Read more

  3. #3 of 35 Things To Do in Dakar
    - Used in 49 itineraries
    Dakar Grand Mosque

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site

    Address: Avenue Malick Sy, Dakar, Senegal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Designed by French and Moroccan architects, the Grand Mosque of Dakar boasts of a minaret that towers over 67 meters and intricately decorated interior and exteriors. This is one of the most significa...Read more

  4. #4 of 35 Things To Do in Dakar
    Tuareg Jewelry Market

    Address: Dakar

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Best place to buy collection beautifully decorated rings, neckpiece. 

  5. #5 of 35 Things To Do in Dakar
    - Used in 11 itineraries
    Ali Baba

    Tags: Restaurant

    Address: Dakar, Senegal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Your love for typical Lebanese foods is sure to meet its most loveable destination here at Ali Baba. The main dishes here are the preparations of shawarma. The staff here is good and friendly and will...Read more

  6. #6 of 35 Things To Do in Dakar
    - Used in 91 itineraries
    Goree Island

    Tags: Island

    Address: Dakar, Senegal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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....Read more

  7. #7 of 35 Things To Do in Dakar
    - Used in 66 itineraries
    Isles Des Madeleines National Park

    Tags: National Park

    Address: Dakar, Senegal

    Iles or Isles des Madeleines is the smallest national park in the world, listed under UNESCO World Heritage sites, with uninhabited islands full with rich flora and fauna. The most significant island ...Read more

  8. #8 of 35 Things To Do in Dakar
    - Used in 29 itineraries
    Lake Retba

    Tags: Lake

    Address: Lake Retba, Senegal, Dakar

    Lake Retba is popular amongst the tourists because of its unusual pink colour separated by sand dunes. The salt content of this lake is highest amongst all and there are plenty of bacteria here which ...Read more

  9. #9 of 35 Things To Do in Dakar
    - Used in 29 itineraries

    Tags: Island, Picnic Spot

    Address: Dakar

    Considered to be the western-most point of the African continent, Ngor is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. Offering tourists with plenty of recreational opportunities, the Ngo...Read more

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  • where can I find the motherless Baby Home in Dakar Senegal

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    • There are many motherless baby homes in Dakar Senegal. You can ask the locals for it.

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