Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar, Dakar

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#2 of 11 in Historic Sites in Senegal
Admire the elegant facade of Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar, a landmark edifice in the Senegalese capital. Consecrated in 1936, the white art deco cathedral features two tall rectangular bell towers and several domes surrounding the main cupola. Step inside to see painted scenes of Jesus' life, stained glass windows, and four enormous angels guarding the three-tiered entrance. Note the sculptures of angels inspired by Fulani tribesmen. You can plan Dakar trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • No service was going on during my visit. It is a big beautiful cathedral right in the CBD of Dakar. The cathedral is old but well maintained  more »
  • Yes, you should visit this cathedral to see how the artwork on the facade is done with beautiful African angels.  more »
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  • Bright, this place of worship is also spacious the only downside is the dust and noise from outside
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  • Is a remarkable site especially for a Catholic. More than the beauty of the Church and of your decoration, what impresses are the few people who pray with intensity to our Lady. A demonstration of faith amazing and inspiring. Mass times are: Monday to Friday every day at 7:00 or 18:30; Saturday at 19:00; Sunday 7:30, 9:00 (transmitted via radio) and 10:30.
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