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Magnificent architectural world heritage site

I was able to plan a work mission to visit some villages and programs we had in the area. We were... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
ciararivera
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Bamako, Mali
Impressive mud mosque

One of the most impressive sights in Mali. Do try to visit on Monday as the crowds and general... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
hondo533
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Melbourne, Australia
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The wold's largest mosque built of sun-dried mud bricks makes a stunning site.
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12 Dec 2016
“Magnificent architectural world heritage site”
17 Apr 2016
“Impressive mud mosque”
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Djenne, Mali
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

I was able to plan a work mission to visit some villages and programs we had in the area. We were able to spend half an hour in Djenne center and see the mosque. It is impressive. Security in the area is slowly improving and...More

Thank ciararivera
Reviewed 17 April 2016

One of the most impressive sights in Mali. Do try to visit on Monday as the crowds and general chaos add a great deal of vibrancy to the scene. The only issue with that being you won't be able to get a clear photo of...More

1  Thank hondo533
Reviewed 28 August 2015

A life-time experience. Djenné, the mosque - and almost all Mali - is a pacific place with lovely people. The smaller the place the better it will be: a Mali rule.

1  Thank TiagoPinho
Reviewed 30 December 2014

The mosque is other worldly. Absolutely one of the most amazing things I've ever seen. We had a village guide when we were there who took us to a Fulani village across the Bani and then a Bozo village on the same side as Djenné....More

13  Thank Thea W
Reviewed 21 March 2014

This mosque is one of the highlights of Mali. It is a stunning example of Malian mud mosque architecture, a style of architecture which to my mind, is straight out of some amazing fairytale, writ large, very large. As others have suggested, pay a very...More

2  Thank Janev_Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2014

If in this part of the world, you have to see this structure, and Djenne in general. Go by the hotel Djenne Djenno and ask about a guide as they will find you and excellent one. Read about the history of the place before you...More

1  Thank thebiglion
Reviewed 6 March 2014

I travelled 10+ African countries, mostly in the eastern and southern side. When I came to West Africa, at first I was underwhelmed. There are natures and architectures but not as grand and fascinating as in the east, I thought. Even in Mali, I was...More

2  Thank kchae
Reviewed 31 March 2013

This is probably one of the only places I would now bother going back to Mali for. The mosque is huge and ironically enough, well built. Some days there are markets going on in the front of it - check with locals. Can get some...More

Thank Ramenmuncher
Reviewed 11 November 2011

There are many, many mosques in Mali and we saw about 10. The Mosque in Djenne is by far the largest and most well appointed. It is really quite an interesting structure. The Monday market in Djenne is set up around it. It is best...More

5  Thank Micheljane
Reviewed 28 April 2011

This traveler seldom responded to gee whiz sights during a 4 country, 3000k travel in W. Africa. The Grand Mosque was the exception. I did forego the hassle of getting inside, but make sure you see it from the rooftop of a nearby house. The...More

6  Thank abletokhuna
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Mathushanth S
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Response from Thea W | Reviewed this property |
When I was there non-Muslims could not go in so I don't know how much it costs.
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