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Koumbi Saleh, Mauritania

The ruins of an ancient capital city, Koumbi Saleh represents one of the county's major archaeological sites, originally excavated in 1914. Although some historians believe this site was once the greatest city in western Africa, it's true identity will likely stay uncertain, as much of the physical evidence found there remains inconclusive. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Koumbi Saleh and many more Nouakchott attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Nouakchott visit planner.
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The nomadic nature of Nouakchott shows understanding of the ways of travelers and provides numerous lodging and accommodation options. The high-end hotels offer a luxurious and relaxing experience near the palace in the city center. Meanwhile, mid-range and budget-friendly hotels and hostels cater to most tourists--look around Tevragh Zeina, but also across the rest of the city. Mauritanians enjoy a reputation as good hosts, and safety and service take precedence in the hospitality sector.
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