The most important tourist places in Nouakchott, Mauritania
The city of Nouakchott has many important tourist places, which are recommended to visit. Here are 10 of the most important activities and places that you can visit during your holiday there:
Arken Basin Reserve, Bank Dargoin National Park
Arken Basin Reserve
One of the world’s rarest and most important nature reserves, the Arken Basin is the world’s largest concentration of birds. It has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Preservation List, and is one of the most important tourist attractions in Nouakchott.
The Arken Basin is made up of a group of small islands, which are home to millions of species of rare birds. As well as a variety of unique fish and marine animals. The Arken Basin extends over an area of 200 square kilometers, between two islands on the shores extending between the cities of Nouakchott and Nouadhibou on the Mauritanian coast.
Port de Peche
Port de Peche Nouakchott
Port de Pech is an important and famous attraction, in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania. There you can watch hundreds of lively traditional fishermen, mostly Wolof and Fula men, hauling heavy fishing nets. The little ones help them in an atmosphere of happiness and simplicity.
It is best to visit the place in the afternoon, when the fishing boats return. Enjoy seeing the boats crowded with sardines on the beach. The place is not safe for swimming, but you can take the best beautiful photographs there, go fishing and enjoy the most delicious fresh seafood.
El Kheima Mall, Nouakchott
Al-Khaima Mall is one of the famous and large shopping centers in Nouakchott, and it is one of the tourist attractions in Nouakchott, Mauritania, especially for lovers of shopping and various recreational activities.
It is a multi-sectional department store, offering high quality African products, at competitive prices and suitable for everyone. And the products are suitable for all age groups, you can take a tour of that store, and you will find everything you are looking for inside this air-conditioned building. It also has sections dedicated to cooking utensils, decoration, clothing and international fashion, and various electronic devices.
Central Market, Nouakchott, Mauritania
The central market is one of the main tourist attractions in Nouakchott, it allows you to enjoy discovering the local culture of the Mauritanian people, immerse yourself in their daily life and observe their distinguished lifestyle.
You can also bargain in prices with merchants, and buy at reasonable prices. You will find many exhibits in it such as clothes, shoes, symbolic gifts, perfume, incense and many more. Do not hesitate to visit him to buy what you want at the best and cheapest prices.