Not far from the coast, Radisson Hotel Dakar Diamniadio lies near many of the area’s historical landmarks and cultural attractions. If art is your passion, take a stroll through the Village des Arts to enjoy local works or tour La Galerie Antenna to see historical African art. For notable historical sites, don’t miss Les Maison des Esclaves, a house museum chronicling the effects of the expansive slave trade, and the Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, the tallest statue on the continent.
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Les Maison des Esclaves
14.25 mi / 22.93 km from the hotel
The first UNESCO World Heritage site in Africa, Maison des Esclaves was built in 1776 and now serves as a museum memorializing narratives of the transatlantic slave trade. Visitors can view everyday life for slaves and traders in this red house that faces the port of Dakar.
Monument de la Renaissance Africaine
19.93 mi / 32.08 km from the hotel
Exceeding the height of the Statue of Liberty, this monument to African independence and strength is an imposing sight. To capture panoramic views of the city and surrounding areas, you can take an elevator to the top of the statue.
La Galerie Antenna
16.45 mi / 26.47 km from the hotel
Peruse displays of African tribal art, sculpture and pottery at La Galerie Antenna. You can watch local artisans as they create and learn more about West African art.
Village des Arts
17.38 mi / 27.97 km from the hotel
Wander through the numerous studios and the gallery at this famous art center set inside a garden. Resident artists showcase their work in painting, sculpture and mixed media, and the gallery offers a taste of both local and foreign artists.
Buddhattitude Spa Daka
18.78 mi / 30.23 km from the hotel
Experience serenity at this spa that was inspired by the flagship Buddha-Bar in Paris and enjoy a massage, a beauty treatment or a relaxing hammam session.