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