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Address: North Bank Road | Near Kuntaur, Central River Division (North Bank), Serekunda, Gambia
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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This was our first stop on our Gambia river cruise and it was good to stretch our legs. We were met by the "stone king" who told us about the importance of the number 7. We then... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
jo l
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

This was our first stop on our Gambia river cruise and it was good to stretch our legs. We were met by the "stone king" who told us about the importance of the number 7. We then read the posters in the small museum to find out that the best guess for the stones is that they were a burial... More 

Thank jo l
St Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We visited these stone circles during our voyage by boat along the River Gambia. We were taken in a beaten up bus that didn't manage to make it back again (they found us another bus). The stone circles are in the middle of the countryside well worth a visit. The local guide (self-styled, "The Stoneman") was unique, conjuring up numbers... More 

Thank 69Heather
North Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Interesting little museum with background information and the stone circles are well kept. 50 dalasai entrance fee.

Thank DaveinNorthWales
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We visited as part of a two day tour to Georgetown and was worth a look at the history of Gambia and also to see the stones that are on the bank notes.

Thank Ekkkk
Hamar, Norway
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

Interesting circles of stones. Big stones put in circles. Does anyone know what they were used for, why they were built?

Thank Kari987
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

We visited Wassu as part of a 2 day trip to Georgetown (Jangjangbureh), it was a nice stop of and we had a highly entertaining tour from 'The Stoneman' - an eccentric local who has made it his life's work studying the circles and their astrological significance. The stones themselves are quite interesting, there were more than I expected and... More 

1 Thank Annie B
Groningen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

We visited this place during an organized 2-day-trip from Kotu to Georgetown. The site itself is small. Once stepped out of our tourist car we just had to walk a few steps to see the stone circles. For starters begin with the little exhibition. A little contribution of 50 dalasi gives you permission to take pictures inside (and supports the... More 

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Thornham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Worth a visit if you are passing this way, if only to talk to the eccentric "stoneman" guide, whose life story is almost as interesting as that of the stones themselves.

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Reviewed 12 December 2015

As part of a trip upriver we visited the stone circles, it was a pleasant diversion and well worth the trip

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

We visited the Wassu Stone Circles as part of our 2 day trip to Georgetown. One of the circles being depicted on the 50 dalasi bill shows the importance of this site to the Gambians. The fact that the stones are volcanic (when there have never been volcanos in the Gambia) and the fact that nobody really knows who made... More 

1 Thank Joeri R

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