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 Friday Mosque is notable for its blindingly white façade. Visitors aren't allowed inside during prayer times. Located on the road to...
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...
Good French and continental dishes, served up in a pleasant garden. Good service with a hint of sophistication rare in Nouakchott.
La Salamandre information
La Salamandre enjoys a decent reputation for lip-smacking French cooking, but throws in a little Mexican and even Japanese for variety. The sleek setting, with lashings of bright colours splashed all over the walls, is another draw.