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Nouakchott— 1 night
Nouakchott, which means "place of the winds" in Berber language, serves as the capital and largest city of Mauritania, and one of the largest cities in the Sahara.Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the wide array of goods at Marche Turc, then take in the waterfront at Port de Peche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saudi mosque, and finally view the masterpieces at Galerie Zeinart. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ibn Abbas Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Al Khaima Mall, then kick back and relax at Plage de Nouakchott, then get into the urban bustle at Centre culturel francais St Exupery, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Khaimas.
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If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airport is Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in November, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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