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Visit to see every fabric color and pattern

While in Dakar, shopping for fabric at HLM and getting clothes made at a tailor are a must. You can... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Grace R
Market

good place for people who want to get material and other things at a bargain price. be careful in... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
lelazyblog
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13 Apr 2018
“Visit to see every fabric color and pattern”
4 Jan 2018
“Market”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Av CA Bamba, Dakar, Senegal
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

While in Dakar, shopping for fabric at HLM and getting clothes made at a tailor are a must. You can find every pattern of beautiful wax fabric here! Make sure to bargain, wax goes for 1,000 CFA per meter.

2  Thank Grace R
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

good place for people who want to get material and other things at a bargain price. be careful in the market though and always bargain!

1  Thank lelazyblog
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a classic developing country market. There are some regular stores selling lots of fabric at reasonable prices and then all kinds of little hole in the wall shops and stands that sell fabric, notions, garments etc. This place is a visual and audio...More

1  Thank Rick T
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

By all accounts, one piece of fabric or as we call it here wax tissue is not enough, a visit to the largest fabric market in Dakar is always a challenge, you need to watch your bag as you would in any huge market but...More

2  Thank wendyinafrica
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

The traders were badgering, the cloth pretty typical, though the printed cottons were pretty. One dishonest trader substituted a cheap plastic material for the polished cotton dress I thought I was buying. That made me feel sad. The market was far to big to see...More

2  Thank Kjcolvard
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

Brilliant place to buy fabrics, especially African wax prints. Noisy, bustling, colourful. But the traders aren't persistent. The lady we bought several metres of good cotton prints from was charming. By contrast, the guy we bought a couple of bolts of wax from was so...More

3  Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

If you want a massive market place for WAX cotton and everything clothing related, oh and of course loads of tailors this is the place for you. it's massive, really massive. You can buy pre made clothes, or buy the WAX and get them made....More

1  Thank PhillKentUK
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