The must-see markets of the capital: Kermell, Sandaga, HLM.
The Kermel Market is located in the city center, popular for its architecture and for being a historical monument. This is one of the most popular markets, so you'll find people all year long. For local art lovers, there are several artisans where you can find musical instruments or accessories in printed traditional fabrics.
The Sandaga Market, its location is ideal, on two floors and surrounded by small shops, where books, framed paintings under glass and jewelry are sold. It is a great place to buy gifts with an African touch.
HLM market: is in the district of HLM (same name). Like the other markets, it offers food, but its particularity is the fabric. The advantage of a country like Senegal is the opportunity to get everything done for you, (custom-made), at very affordable prices, from furniture to clothing. HLM offers many options such as wax, batik, woven loincloth or bazin. It is even more popular as religious holidays approach.
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Good to know:
- Pickpockets are everywhere whether in Paris or Dakar! We must always be careful anyway
- Do not forget, Dakar is the capital of the country Teranga and haggling! Do not hesitate to negotiate prices with merchants.