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Worlds Largest mud House

In Djenne, home of the worlds largest mud building, built by a prominent icon of religious and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kotu, Gambia

As nice as I had expected. The only drawback was the guy who guided us inside the mosque and wanted... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
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The wold's largest mosque built of sun-dried mud bricks makes a stunning site.
Djenne, Mali
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Djenne, home of the worlds largest mud building, built by a prominent icon of religious and spiritual leader, Shk Omar Futy. who has travel on foot along the cost of western Africa. This is build as a most even though the it environment host...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

As nice as I had expected. The only drawback was the guy who guided us inside the mosque and wanted to rip us off for a ridiculous amount. See it at sun rise as well as sun set.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

Beautiful and impressing mosque. I visited during Ramadan and after the annual reparation so it was in a perfect state. Truly amazing and a must see.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed December 12, 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

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank ciararivera
Reviewed April 17, 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

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank hondo533
Reviewed August 28, 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.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank TiagoPinho
Reviewed December 30, 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

Date of experience: January 2014
17  Thank Thea W
Reviewed March 21, 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

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank Janev_Australia
Reviewed March 13, 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

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank thebiglion
Reviewed March 6, 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

Date of experience: March 2014
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When I was there non-Muslims could not go in so I don't know how much it costs.