Marche aux Khaimas, Nouakchott

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Browse through the passages of Marche aux Khaimas in search of your next tent. The traditional "khaima" represents a nomad tent often used, and seen, around Africa. Shop for your own special "khaima"--these distinctive tents come in various shapes, sizes, and colors. Many have plain exteriors, but the inside often boasts vibrant patterns, decorations, and colors. The tents come at set prices, but you can often still haggle with the merchants. PutMarche aux Khaimas into our Nouakchott online route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • If you want a khaima (traditional tent of the area) this is the place to go. The many market stalls make it a challenge to choose. I learned a valuable lesson while buying a carpet at the Egyptian.....  more »
  • There are khaimas for sale in the City (e.g. at the Capital Market), but we still wanted to visit this dedicated market, open 7/7 and all day. I do not hide having been surprised and a little disappointed ...
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