Why You Should Visit The UNESCO World Heritage Sites Of Senegal

Senegal is teeming with UNESCO World Heritage sites, having a grand total of seven, the fifth highest of any country in Africa. These include five spots that made it onto the UNESCO list because of their cultural significance, plus two natural wonders. Some of the sites, like the island of Gorée, have a dark history due to their role in the slave trade, while others like the stone circles of Senegambia are yet to be fully explained. Here are the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Senegal, and why you should visit them.


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