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Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar

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Beautiful catholic cathedral serving Dakar

This beautiful but simple Catholic cathedral is worth a quick visit. It has a beautiful painted... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
chgotrvlr71
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Emeryville, California
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Imposing

This is an architecturally modernist mosque, that is as impressive in person as it is in... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2018
seed37
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Paris, France
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Boulevard de la Republique, Dakar 12500, Senegal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I hate to say this, but it’s just a nice cathedral....not sure I understood the significance. Certainly gets a lot of use.

Thank A N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to rest a bit in a quit place ans in the shade. That is not easy in the Plateau of Dakar. Than we saw this cathedral and it was a perfect fit.

Thank jdileuv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is nice to see such a a memorable heritage site at Dakar,Senegal. It is a old Church but well maintained and carrying a history of earlier French culture in this region. The history lover will enjoy it surely.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

a landmark for the Catholic population, with a large mixed chorus, Senegalese instruments, and a large European organ.

1  Thank jpib
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

This beautiful but simple Catholic cathedral is worth a quick visit. It has a beautiful painted dome inside and its simplicity is part of its beauty.

1  Thank chgotrvlr71
Reviewed March 24, 2018

I was so excited to visit this church. I stopped here on my trip to pray and reflect. The doors were wide open and I love that, a church should try to always have the doors open and be welcoming. And I felt very welcomed....More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018

This is an architecturally modernist mosque, that is as impressive in person as it is in photographs.

Thank seed37
Reviewed January 11, 2018

On my way to the statue of the African renaissance I politely asked my taxi driver to stop in front and I just watch for few minutes and moved on. Technically I did not visit but I liked the atmosphere outside.

1  Thank Aladji A
Reviewed January 4, 2018

You should definitely visit the Cathedral and attend mass in the Cathedral if you're a fan of beautiful churches.

1  Thank im_oli
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Cathedral location is in the Dakar city center. If you come to Dakar like tourist, you can visite there

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