We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
nice

an absolute must when in Chinguetti of course. The whole area of the old medina is lovely including... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
michael c
,
Stockholm, Sweden
Historical site

Visiting this village is a throwback in time. Seeing the mosque and walking around, discovering the... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2016
Raina Z
,
Gainesville, Florida
via mobile
Read all 14 reviews
8
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
4 Mar 2018
“nice”
13 Feb 2018
“The Mauritanian Sahara and desert life as it once was.”
About
Contact
Mosquee, Chinguetti, Mauritania
Website
Reviews (14)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveller rating
2
3
1
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
2
3
1
1
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed March 4, 2018

an absolute must when in Chinguetti of course. The whole area of the old medina is lovely including this mosque

Thank michael c
Reviewed February 13, 2018

The ancient Mauritanian trans-Saharan trading town of Chinguetti is a Desert lovers delight. Set amidst the rolling dunes of the magnificent Sahara, Chinguetti and its ancient mosque afford the traveler a rare glimpse of a lifestyle that has hardly changed over the centuries.The stone built...More

1  Thank bhtiek
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Visiting this village is a throwback in time. Seeing the mosque and walking around, discovering the old city... Just wow. A true stop in history! Enjoy your stay and the wonderful Mauritanian culture

Thank Raina Z
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Old mosque in the old city. The guide was knowledgeable and also showed our group his library. There are artisans in the area who are happy to sell you their wares

Thank AlaskanSon
Reviewed February 9, 2016

One of Mauritanias best known sights. Although it is in the desert, this is a spot to really be close to mauritanian culture. Around the mosque in the old city you will find plenty of the ancient libraries.

Thank Wahoodoo
Reviewed December 19, 2015

we can pass inside, one guy saud we can pass there. his place dislocate near library, 100-150 metors.

Thank Mikhail K
Reviewed July 15, 2015

There were two Mosques to see. One in the old town was still active. We saw this Mosque from a strategic high point amongst rubble but we were not allowed to enter it. The other Mosque was the historic one standing on the very old...More

1  Thank Helen N
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chinguetti Mosque staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines