Joal-Fadiouth is a city at the end of the Petite Cote, which runs south from Cap Vert to Sine-Saloum. Joal Fadiouth is situated southeast of Dakar. Joal is located on the mainland while Fadiouth is situated on the island, they are both connected by a wooden bridge which is 800m long. The inhabitants of the village are majorly fishermen, as the largest artisanal fishing port in West Africa resides here and provides a spectacular sight of the way fishing was done before modern machinery. Joal-Fadiouth has a large Christian and Muslim. The island itself is built primarily on sea shells from years and years of harvesting.
Where to Stay in Joal-Fadiouth
The Hotel Amitie Bounty is a good place to spend the night in Joal-Fadiouth, the hotel is situated in close proximity to the sea, which in return offers guests amazing sea viewing opportunities, the hotel has an on-site restaurant that offers guests a variety of local and continental dishes and also it is about a 10 minute walk from the Artisanal Fishing Port.
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Attractions in Joal-Fadiouth
The artisanal fishing port which is situated at the main entrance to Joal-Fadiouth is the first sight to be seen, The port is a magnificent sight during the mornings and evenings. Another attraction in Joal Fadiouth is the house where Leopold Senghor grew up. As Senghor is revered for being the first president who set a tone for stability, it is a great place to be visited. Fadiout is the main attraction in Joal it has a large bridge connecting it to the city and another to their cemetery. Fadiout also has some granaries that are kept between the cemetery and the city that is now unused, but is now a World Heritage site.