Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania is known for its traditional Berber architectural style buildings. The Mousquee Saudique is one of the prime tourist attractions in the city. The mosque attracts people of all religion towards its intrinsic architectural style and helps them understand the way Muslim offer their prayers.
The National Museum located in the vicinity of the mosque is another important tourist attraction. The museum showcasing important pieces of art and artifacts allows visitors to experience and understand the history and culture that was prevalent in Mauritania. Some of the top places to visit in Nouakchott include Plage du Wharf, Kasr and its African and camel markets. Besides this, the Maison de la Culture, crafts center and carpet factory are also worth visiting.