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Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes. On a tour of Dakar, you can discover its effervescent atmosphere and striking disparities while wandering the chaotic downtown area, lounging on the beach, or enjoying a peaceful stroll on the waterfront promenade. Attractions in Dakar include museums, colonial-era buildings, and sweeping ocean views from the edge of the continent. Dakar is in Dakar Region. In the build up to your vacation in Dakar, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Senegal trip builder .
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Many hotels line the busy streets of Dakar, ranging from budget friendly to upscale, 4-star establishments. Accommodations cluster mostly on the edge of the Cap-Vert peninsula, near train stations and popular beaches.
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