Description

Gorée Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Senegal. This is living proof of the history of the African continent. A symbolic relic of slavery, the island describes the suffering of black slaves before they were sold and sent to America through the famous Door of No Return. Authentic, Gorée is the house of African memory. Being the first tourist site, the island is also characterized by its aquatic specificity and its strong presence of artists.

Activities

HOUSE OF SLAVES
The Slave House is a museum and memorial to the slave trade on the island where we learn about the experiences of black men.

HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF IFAN
Learn about history dating back to the 5th century with exhibits covering megalithic sites, figures important for liberation from European colonizers, and also cultural traditions.

PAINTING WORKSHOPS VISIT
Gorée is an island full of wonderful works of art. Most artists use different types of sand around Senegal. An ideal opportunity to buy works for souvenirs.

Description

Gorée Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Senegal. This is living proof of the history of the African continent. A symbolic relic of slavery, the island describes the suffering of black slaves before they were sold and sent to America through the famous Door of No Return. Authentic, Gorée is the house of African memory. Being the first tourist site, the island is also characterized by its aquatic specificity and its strong presence of artists.

Activities

HOUSE OF SLAVES
The Slave House is a museum and memorial to the slave trade on the island where we learn about the experiences of black men.

HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF IFAN
Learn about history dating back to the 5th century with exhibits covering megalithic sites, figures important for liberation from European colonizers, and also cultural traditions.

PAINTING WORKSHOPS VISIT
Gorée is an island full of wonderful works of art. Most artists use different types of sand around Senegal. An ideal opportunity to buy works for souvenirs.

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