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An old times experience

If you happen to be in Nouakchott this is a must see. There is not much to visit in Nouakchott... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maurizio P
Nice place

It's an interesting place, very busy and very traditional. I was there on a Sunday, when the boats... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Naples, Italy
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Fishermen return from the sea each evening and sell their fresh catch at this portside fish market.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good50%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish market” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
Nouakchott, Mauritania
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you happen to be in Nouakchott this is a must see. There is not much to visit in Nouakchott, thus the Port de Pêche is one of the very few places where one can go for a full old times experience. Fisheries here is...More

Thank Maurizio P
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

It's an interesting place, very busy and very traditional. I was there on a Sunday, when the boats don't go out, so I guess it may look different on other days.

Thank Sogril66
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

400-500ugia by share-taxi from centro. So fotogenic and interesting place as fish market, colorful boat, floating boat on the sea, people wearing traditional clothes of Mouritania or Senegal. ask taking a pictures in advance. mostly, they nicely accept. 街の中心から乗り合いタクシーで400ugia程。見たことの無い大きな魚や競りに群がるモーリタニアやセネガルの衣装を着た人々、海には多くのボートが浮かび、砂浜にもアフリカらしい色使いのボートが大量に並んでいます。 写真を撮る前に声をかけましたが、逆に一緒に撮ろうということもあり、フレンドリーな印象でした。

Thank efharistoparakalo
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This place is great for an afternoon out and some interesting views and scenery. A typical African fish poet and market but very enjoyable to visit.

Thank SAMEHEAD2014
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I really enjoyed my time here. The buzz of activity, the colours of the sea, sky, boats, clothes mixing together. The high level of organisation and specialisation required to get fish from ocean to boat to shore to market in an as efficient way as...More

Thank Cyba
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Fishing the primary occupation of Mauritania. This place offers vide variety of visual fishes to hardwork that people put in to get them from sea. Fishes weighing as heavy as 20kgs to few grams. Wide variety is found. You get to see the supply hain...More

Thank RakeshKoul_traveller
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This place is quite colorful. It hits all the senses. A little intimidating at first but a few smiles and hellos went a long way. People were very nice, most didn't mind pictures. Variety of fish is amazing, many large seafood company's seem to have...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 17 November 2016

best place for seafood lovers. And each place where you stop, its not alowed to move to the next spot unless having the greatest mint tea - the best !

Thank Med C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We saw a lot of fishing boats and the men whom catch all kinds of fishes and sea food, the place is very nice to take photos.

Thank YasserZakaria74
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Fascinating to see the designs and colors on the mass of long boats lined up on the beach. If you're lucky you'll witness one being launched or hauled in. The fish market is a beehive of activity and smells.

Thank applegar
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