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Great Mosque of Porto-Novo

Great Mosque of Porto-Novo, Porto-Novo, Benin
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See it when you visit the main marketplace in Porto-Novo

This Portuguese church, converted into a mosque is quite the sight. We could not go inside... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
Mary T
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Atypical Mosque at Porto Novo

"Travel With VuAfrik at Benin" Old and one Biggest Mosquee in West Africa.  Atypical mosque of the... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2017
VuAfrik
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Togo
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13 Mar 2017
“See it when you visit the main marketplace in Porto-Novo”
3 Feb 2017
“Atypical Mosque at Porto Novo”
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

This Portuguese church, converted into a mosque is quite the sight. We could not go inside, because Friday prayers were being held. But the market across the way is interesting, so it was worth stopping by.

Thank Mary T
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Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

"Travel With VuAfrik at Benin" Old and one Biggest Mosquee in West Africa.  Atypical mosque of the world in Benin(at Porto Novo)  The style of the building dates the 19th century and was influenced by Old Moslem slaves who returned from Brazil and mixed the...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

We stayed only one day in Porto-Novo, the capital of Benin, and I really enjoyed this amazing building. This was the old Mosque a treasure building for the country.

Thank Anu P
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Reviewed May 1, 2016

The mosque is still there but in disrepair. It has been replace by a new one, next to it. Still ther but it looks sad.

Thank genebean
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