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A stunning old mosque

The mosque was under repair when we visited and we were asked not to take photos of the outside... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
TravelbugVietnam
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Vietnam
Under renovation

The mosque was undergoing much needed repair so we didn't take s tour inside but took excellent... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2017
casuarina639
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Casuarina, Australia
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20 Mar 2018
“A stunning old mosque”
2 Jun 2018
“Oh yes - a real must see building”
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

Worth travelling 1,000 or so miles from Cote D'Ivoire on its own and 2 days of relentless bus journeys and heat. Just brilliant! On top of your entry fee you must pay for a guide (you to decide how much) but it is worth it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

The mosque was under repair when we visited and we were asked not to take photos of the outside while the men were working on it. A guide took us inside and gave a fascinating history of this very old mosque with its unique architecture...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

The mosque was undergoing much needed repair so we didn't take s tour inside but took excellent photos over the fence. A really impressive site.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank casuarina639
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

You cannot miss going to see this mosque! We had a man who gave us the tour, including up to the roof. Fascinating history

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Zahra R
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Take a guided Tour, when coming close to mosque professional guide will walk up to you. Tour is CFA 1.000. The mosque is impressive, the tour will include also a walk up on the roof. Don't forget to tip the guide and also the guy...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank tripdictator
Reviewed November 27, 2016

As a non-muslim woman, I was fully welcomed to visit the mosque. My driver negotiated a price, and then a guide took me in. The architecture is beautiful, other-worldly. Inside, it is cool and comfortable. The visit took about 10 minutes, 15mn max. It was...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Mulberry P
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

As a non-Muslim I wasn't sure what to expect on a tour of the mosque. We had a great tour guide who explained a lot about the architecture and history of the building but he also was very informative about Islam in general. The mosque...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Randy H
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

It has some nice architecture if one hasn't seen it anywhere else before (I hadn't) and if you have a good enough guide they will tell you some interesting things about he financing (evidently the builder got money from non-Muslims as well) and other traditions....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Antifeminist
Reviewed January 7, 2016

A picturesque construction and an informative and friendly guide from the mosque who showed us around and answered our questions.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank LDB65
Reviewed August 5, 2015

When you are in Bobo, this mud mosque is a must-see. The guide was friendly and very knowledgeable and the structure itself was somewhat fascinating to learn about. But nothing mindblowing about it. Just don't head out towards the public toilets in the back.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank inmyflipflops
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