Dominating the city's skyline, the Grande Mosquée, better known as the Mosquée Saudique, is right in the centre. It's not exactly a...
Moderately worthwhile for anyone with an interest in Moorish culture. On the 1st level is a prehistoric gallery with archaeological...
The large Mosquée Marocaine is a precious landmark in this bustling area. Located south of Ave Abdel Nasser, towards the Cinquième...
Institut Français Mauritanie
Pick up a program for the Institut from many hotels; it's an excellent place for concerts by local musicians, films, talks, art...
Next to Tunis Air, this cafe is fine for coffee and smoking a water pipe, but comes into its own with fantastic breakfasts – freshly...
Rue Alioune · interesting places nearby
Le Prince information
A bit grander than most fast-food joints, Le Prince claims to be Nouakchott's oldest restaurant. Plonk yourself on a wobbly chair in the room at the back and tuck into a plate of well-prepared shwarma (a kebablike dish), sandwiches, salads and ice cream – all great value.