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The world is vast, life is short and your bucket list is lengthy. So book that ticket, pack your suitcase and check off the wonders of Dakar!
Get ready to meet some new besties! Approximately 2,500,000 people call this city home.
If the days are sunny, find a blanket, fill a picnic basket and enjoy some rays at Hann Park.
Try to spot birds along the lake's shore or just settle in and appreciate the calm hum of the rippling water at Lake Retba.
Do you find it tough to imagine taking a holiday and not spending a day or two near the water? Ile de Goree Beach is waiting for you.
Be captivated by thought-provoking displays and fascinating artefacts at the House of Slaves. If you strike it lucky, there might be a guided tour happening while you're there.
With a captivating medley of artworks, a day spent checking out the displays at the Musée Théodore Monod and the La Galerie Antenna will leave you feeling inspired.
Take an eye-opening journey into yesteryear at the IFAN Museum of African Arts and the IFAN Historical Museum. Both exhibitions pride themselves on making the city's vivid history relevant and entertaining to visitors.
Keen to see some historically significant sights? A few hours at the African Renaissance Statue or Chambre de Commerce with give you a deeper understanding of Dakar's days of old. If that's not enough to satisfy the history fanatic in you, continue on to the Village des Arts and the Maison des Esclaves.
Don't just feed your stomach on your travels, feed your soul too. Important religious sites like the Dakar Grand Mosque and Keur Moussa Monastery are sure to add another layer of meaning to your trip. If you're not pushed for time, the Grande Mosquée is also worth a look.
Place de l'Indépendance is a lovely spot to people-watch and get to better understand the city. If you're in the mood to make friends, strike up a conversation with one of the locals. Who knows, they may just pass on some hot tips on the city's best sights.
A large and commanding structure, Mamelles Lighthouse has endured the elements over time. If it's open for climbing, you'll be able to look out to the horizon and absorb the sweeping views below.
Memorials are a combination of beauty and respect that help us to reflect on the events and people of times gone by. Here, Presidential Palace and Gouvernance stand as proud testaments to Dakar's past. Make the trip to the African Renaissance Monument and Layen Mausoleum as well to read more about the stories that helped shape this region.
The Cheikh Anta Diop University is one of the area's key educational institutions. Enquire about guided tours, appreciate the modern architecture and get a feel for the campus life.
If you're looking to purchase the basics, and maybe a few mementos on the way, stop into Sandaga Market or Soumbédioune Fish Market. For some more impulse buying, Marché Fass also features an extensive range of options.
Soothe stress, exercise and have fun all at the same time by spending an afternoon on the green at the Golf Club de Dakar - Technopole.
Be sure not to forget about the less famous visitor attractions here, such as Medina, Oceanium Dakar and Nautilus Plongee.
Being the nation's amazing capital, you'll be spoiled when it comes to finding a place to stay. lastminute.com.au has more than 28 of the best accommodations around, making selecting your Dakar hotel easy.
Whether you're splashing cash on your honeymoon or looking for budget vibes, Dakar has you covered! For a cosy room at a great rate, you can't go past the Hotel La Madrague or the La Voile d'Or. However, if you'd rather live in luxury on holiday, the Terrou-Bi Beach & Casino Resort or the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza will be more up your alley.
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