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Address: Agadez, Niger

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Agadez doesn't get much tourism these days due to the security situation, but I visited the old quarter with a staff member from my hotel who showed me around, and felt perfectly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 May 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Agadez doesn't get much tourism these days due to the security situation, but I visited the old quarter with a staff member from my hotel who showed me around, and felt perfectly safe. Most of the tourist shops have closed down, but there are still a number of attractions worth seeing, including the grande mosque and the German explorer Heinrich... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

If you're in Agadez you're already well off the beaten travel path of most. The old quarter has a few neat shops, it's not bustling post the end of major French tourism to the area, but has enough cool Tuareg items to make it interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2013

Wonderful town worth a visit. Unfortunately very difficult to access, for security reasons. I have to say I felt perfectly safe but I visited the town together with friends living there.

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