Its slender minarets and sandy courtyards, where worshippers perform their ceremonial ablutions, makes the Grande Mosquée a notable...
Moderately worthwhile for anyone with an interest in Moorish culture. On the first 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, and one of the only venues in town for concerts by local...
Expanded and slightly upgraded from its previous hole-in-the-wall status, Le Prince, which can still claim to be Nouakchott's oldest...
This place thoroughly lacks any pretensions but is all the better for it. The surroundings might have seen better days, but the service is fast and the food piping hot. There are good salads, chicken dishes and a variety of tasty fish straight from the Port de Pêche.