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Marche Sandaga, Dakar

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Flea Market · Hidden Gem · Shopping
Get the ultimate street shopping experience at Marche Sandaga, Dakar's main market selling everything from fresh produce to counterfeit jeans. A two-story building houses most of the bustling market, which then spreads out in a sprawl of street stalls. Browse fake French perfumes and electrical appliances, traditional style clothing and glass paintings, fabrics and more. Pick up some meat, fish, fruit, or vegetables, then shop for souvenirs among the wood carvings, baskets, and traditional masks. Prepare to haggle over prices. To visit Marche Sandaga on your trip to Dakar, use our Dakar journey builder site.
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  • I really liked Sandaga. The vegetables sold were tasty. The fresh water was good. Thanks for making me feel welcome.  more »
  • Colorful and lively market, plenty of quality good to find. I would suggest to go to the ‘cours des orfèvres’ (69, avenue Blaise Diagne) for all this silver and gold. You’ll find jewelry for every...  more »
  • One of the most popular markets in Sénégal one can find almost every thing
  • Part of a bit of walking about my hotel area and making a meal of my mini sight seeing your walkabout. The market proper is located in the heart of the city of Dakar and is filled with fabrics, clothing, tailors (they do approach you) and so many bits and bobs. My main loves were the beautiful beaded pieces from jewelry to headpieces and footwear. The detailing was pretty amazing. . These pictures are a bit further away from the main market though.

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