"Dakar" Dakar by lotharscheer

Dakar Travel Guide: 92 reviews and 255 photos

The city of Dakar grew up around a French fort and was founded in 1857, when residents came from the island of Goree. She grew as a port and around the railway line to Saint-Louist. 1895 Dakar replaced Saint-Louis as the capital of French West Africa.

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  • Pros:Good food and some nice architecture
  • Cons:To many salesman in the street, pickpockets at the markets
  • Last visit to Dakar: Dec 2011
  • Intro Updated Apr 8, 2012
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    Feb 3, 2012 at 7:07 AM

    It looks like you've had a remarkable trip through Africa! Thanks for the info. & wonderful photos!

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