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a lot of fish - all dead !

One of the busiest parts of Nouakchott ! When in Mauretania , this place is a must see , even if... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Peppange, Luxembourg
via mobile
The essence of Nouakchott

Fishing is the primary industry and Port de Peche is where it happens. 4-6 pm Fishermen bring their... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Richard J
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Fishermen return from the sea each evening and sell their fresh catch at this portside fish market.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Nouakchott, Mauritania
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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 !

Thank kingofpeppange
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
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
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
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
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 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
Reviewed 14 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 27 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 20 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
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