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Sights & Landmarks In Nouakchott

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Beaches, a fishing dock, and two coastal hotels are located five kilometers west of urban Nouakchott.

For a personal glimpse at Mauritania’s artisanal fishing sector, visit the crowded fishing dock ‘port de peche.’ On brilliantly painted sea-canoes, teams of fisherman haul in the day’s catch in the evenings. The catch is sold at the sport and placed into donkey carts or old Renault 12s to be resold in town.

On weekends, the Nouakchottois visit the beaches (especially in the hot season). Swimming in the water in Nouakchott may be hazardous due to the treacherous and powerful current.

How To Travel To Nouakchott

BY PLAIN Mauritania Airlines International operates from Nouakchott International Airport, with flights to Bamako, Dakar, Abidjan, and Nouadhibou. It also gets Air Algérie flights from Algiers and Air France flights from Paris. Casablanca, Istanbul, Tunis, and Gran Canaria are also connected. BY ROAD From/to Nouadhibou (470 kilometers, about 6 hours): the most luxurious...

Prices In Nouakchott

MARKET / SUPERMARKET Milk1 liter$ 1.30Tomatoes1 kg$ 0.75Cheese0.5 kg$ 3.00Apples1 kg$ 1.80Oranges1 kg$ 1.20Beer (domestic)0.5 l$ Bottle of Wine1 bottle$ 12.00Coca-Cola2 liters$ 1.95Bread1 piece$ 0.40Water1.5 l$ 0.58 RESTAURANTS Dinner (Low-range)for 2$ 16.00Dinner (Mid-range)for 2$ 34.00Dinner (High-range)for 2$ 55.00Mac Meal or similar1 meal$ 5.60Water0.33 l$ 0.30Cappuccino1 cup$ 1.80Beer (Imported)0.33 l$ Beer (domestic)0.5 l$ Coca-Cola0.33 l$ 0.50Coctail drink1 drink$ ENTERTAINMENT Cinema2...

Food & Restaurants In Nouakchott

In Nouakchott, there is a good selection of restaurants with dishes ranging from 1000 to 3500 UM. The majority of eateries in the capital provide the same menu: modest pizzas, hamburgers, sandwiches, and salads. Plan B, New Rest, and Iman, for example, will provide steaks, brochettes, seafood, and even...

Coffee & Drinks in Nouakchott

Mauritania is a dry nation, but if you know where to search, you can get alcohol! Depending on supplies, many of the French and Spanish-owned clubs and restaurants will have whiskey or beer available, with prices ranging from 2000 to 3000 oug per drink. Whether you're checking into...

Shopping In Nouakchott

Traditional Mauritanian handicrafts may be found at hotels, museums, and tourist stores towards the top of Avenue Kennedy. Souvenirs of silver jewelry, such as bracelets and earrings, are popular. Rugs made of camel wool are also available. Camels saddles and wooden chests from Mauritania's fast-disappearing nomadic culture are available...

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