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One of the dirtiest places on earth. Technically, this is disembarkation point. Not a port. A huge... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
filalio
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Casablanca, Morocco
via mobile
Fishing place, African way

It is a quite classical beach where boats go to unload their fish and sell it. The beach is thin... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Loïc B
via mobile
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Fishermen return from the sea each evening and sell their fresh catch at this portside fish market.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish” (23 reviews)
“nice place” (2 reviews)
“all kinds” (2 reviews)
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Nouakchott, Mauritania
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

One of the dirtiest places on earth. Technically, this is disembarkation point. Not a port. A huge crowd of fishermen and fish traders on layers of fish wastes that are here since ... centuries. Not to visit unless you're forced to.

2  Thank filalio
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

It is a quite classical beach where boats go to unload their fish and sell it. The beach is thin and dirty and smell as crazy as such places. It is crowded of boats. Behind the beach, that's the anthill, it is for business and...More

Thank Loïc B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Here you will see hundreds of brightly painted fishing boats setting off and returning with their very plentiful catch of diferent types of fish.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

One of the busiest parts of Nouakchott ! When in Mauretania , this place is a must see , even if you will probably not stay for more than an hour ! Here probably not much has changed in the last decades !

1  Thank kingofpeppange
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Fishing is the primary industry and Port de Peche is where it happens. 4-6 pm Fishermen bring their daily catch of many varieties of fish and seafood. They’re sold in hundreds of stalls, so it’s very busy with customers and guys using big 2-wheelers to...More

1  Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This was a great visit to see authentic fisherman of the area, you are able to see the boats and the catches of the day.

Thank MMfromYUL
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

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
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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.

1  Thank Sogril66
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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
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Reviewed 26 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.

1  Thank SAMEHEAD2014
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