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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 25 March 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 24 February 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jdileuv
Reviewed 3 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank jpib
Reviewed 25 March 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.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank chgotrvlr71
Reviewed 24 March 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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank KittenMimieux
Reviewed 24 February 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank seed37
Reviewed 11 January 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.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Aladji A
Reviewed 5 January 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank im_oli
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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