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Gunjur is a town at the Atlantic Ocean in the Gambia.

A view of the beach in Gunjur in 2002


Gunjur is a small rural town far away from the resort areas in the northern part of Gambia. Life is still traditional and the day-to-day life of the local community is almost the same for decades. Maybe now it is going to change because of the access to electricity in 2013.

Get in[edit]

  • 1 Bush taxi. There are frequent bush-taxis coming from or heading for Brikama from the bus stop.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Gunjur Madina. Visit the lively fisherman's village with the brightly painted fishing boats (pirogues) and its fisheries plant.
  • 2 Gunjur beach. Explore the seemingly endless pristine beach of Gunjur. Take the sandy road at the bus stop.



  • 1 Gunjur market. Come early to get fresh vegetables and fruits.


  • Tapalapa Bread. In the evening you can buy Tapalapa, the Gambian baquette, with eggs or beans around the market at food stands.


You can't buy any alcohol in Gunjur. Next bar is in Brikama.



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