Shopping in Dakar

A quick guide to five of Dakar’s markets on

Dakar is a shopper’s paradise, with virtually the whole city being a marketplace. Vendors can be seen peddling their wares in every direction. Your shopping experience starts the minute you reach the street with markets and road stalls on every corner. Put your wahale (haggling) skills to practice purchasing everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to woodcarvings, art and jewellery…

Click here to read short briefings on Medina, Kermel, Sandaga, Soumbédioune fish market and Soumbédioune artisan market.


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