Marche aux Khaimas, Nouakchott

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Browse through the passages of Marche aux Khaimas in search of your next tent. The traditional "khaima" represents a nomad tent often used, and seen, around Africa. Shop for your own special "khaima"--these distinctive tents come in various shapes, sizes, and colors. Many have plain exteriors, but the inside often boasts vibrant patterns, decorations, and colors. The tents come at set prices, but you can often still haggle with the merchants. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Nouakchott holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Marche aux Khaimas and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • If you want a khaima (traditional tent of the area) this is the place to go. The many market stalls make it a challenge to choose. I learned a valuable lesson while buying a carpet at the Egyptian.....  more »

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