The house of slave and its doors of no return,built in the 18th Century. There is also a museum and a memorial to the Atlantic Slave Trade on the Goree Island. Which is said to have house more than a million slaves, for onward journeys to Europe and America. Goree Island is 20 minutes by Ferry from the City Center of Dakar, and received over 200,000 visitors a year.
Important world leaders such as Pop John Paul II, Nelson Mandela and Barrack Obama have all made high-profile stops. Mandela was reported to have stepped away from a tour where he sat alone in a basement cell for five minutes silently reflecting on his visit here. Obama visited "The Door of No Return" on his state visit to Senegal in the year 2013.
- The Goree Island
Largest slave trading post on the Coast of Africa between the 15th to the 19th century.
- Goree Island is a World listed Heritage sites.
- The doors of no return
The small historic island is 28 hectares and lies 3.5 km off the coast of the City Dakar