Attractions

Port in Nouakchott

Port de Pêche

The Port de Pêche is Nouakchott's star attraction. Lively and colourful, you'll see hundreds of teams of mostly Wolof and Fula men dragging in heavy fishing nets. Small boys hurry back and forth with trays of fish, …
Mosque in Nouakchott

Grande Mosquée

Its slender minarets and sandy courtyards, where worshippers perform their ceremonial ablutions, makes the Grande Mosquée a notable landmark in the city centre. While not architecturally significant, at the very lea…
Museum in Nouakchott

Musée National

Moderately worthwhile for anyone with an interest in Moorish culture. On the first level is a prehistoric gallery with archaeological exhibits while the second level is taken up with more recent ethnographic display…
Mosque in Nouakchott

Mosquée Marocaine

The large Mosquée Marocaine is a precious landmark in this bustling area. Located south of Ave Abdel Nasser, towards the Cinquième Quartier.
Mosque in Nouakchott

Friday Mosque

Notable for its blindingly white facade. Visitors aren't permitted inside during prayer times.