Dakar: Visit to The House of Slaves and its Door of No Return at Gorée Island was the part of the program of Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios, the State Guest of Government of Senegal from India.
The Maison des Esclaves is a central part of the Gorée Island UNESCO World Heritage site, named in 1978, and a major draw for foreign tourists to Senegal. Only 20 minutes by ferry from the city centre of Dakar, 200,000 visitors a year pass through the Museum here.
World leaders include the Pope John Paul II, President of the United States Bill Clinton, President South Africa Nelson Mandela have all made high profile stops. On June 27, 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama with First Lady Michelle Obama also visited “The Door of No Return.
“I am touched and feeling emotionally week by the ruthlessness hammered on the last generations here at Goree Island. I will pray that nothing like this ever prevailed in the world now” said Marwah at the conference with Eloi COLY Curator of House of Slaves and site manager Goree.