Nouakchott - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

No, there is very little made locally. - Aug 2021

Definitely not shopping is very limited you need to ship as much as you can. - Aug 2021

There is a great store for handicrafts and artwork in town, which is a cultural focal point for the expat community. - Sep 2020

I love the leather poofs, hand-tooled leather key chains, silver inlaid ebony boxes, and the hand-dyed fabrics. - Apr 2019

I really haven't bought any handicrafts here. - May 2016

Mud cloth, paintings - Dec 2015

Mauritanians don't have any handy crafts or things like that. Most of the craft items here are from Senegal or Morocco. - Apr 2014

Nothing. - Aug 2011

Food and table cloths. - Dec 2009

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