We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gaddafi National Mosque

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Book In Advance
All photos (316)
All photos (316)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“kampala city”(34 reviews)
“entire city”(13 reviews)
Famously known as the "Gaddafi Mosque" The Colorful structure with its magnificent features of Art was built and designed based on a mixture of Cultures of Arab, European, and an African Touch. Built on Old Kampala Hill, which is One of Kampala...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Old Kampala Road | Plot 23/25, Kampala, Uganda
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Gaddafi National Mosque
from $300.00
More Info
from $100.00
More Info
from $40.00
More Info
Reviews (567)
Filter reviews
485 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews kampala city worth the climb entire city guided tour interesting visit beautiful building seven hills small fee great place to visit worth a visit interesting history couple of hours entrance fee knowledgeable guide minaret tower islam
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 485 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Am not a moslem but my friends are Muslims so they toild me to go with them at the mosque and I was like will they accept me to enter yet am Christian, one them replied me that we're all the sons and daughters of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Libogodwin93
Reviewed 3 days ago

Superb views over the city from atop of the minaret and beautiful main prayer hall of the great mosque. Go to the white tent to the left of the main gate after you enter and a group of guides will be waiting to show you...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank travelkev00
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tour of the mosque is highly structured–you're escorted by a guide and not free to roam–but worthwhile for the chance to see the inside. I wish I had read more about the history and political significance of the mosque before going. The best part...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wheresdrea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My visit to Gaddafi mosque absolutely exceeded my expectations. Our tour guide had a lot to tell us about the history of the mosque as well as Kampala. The view from the top of the tower was mind blowing. A view of the 7 hills...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sawe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a good visit to the mosque and was briefed about its history. I climbed to the top of the minaret that allowed me to see the entire city of Kampala.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DrIreneTan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the views. We saw the capital from the tower and, the history of the mosque is amazing. Beautiful place!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Gerra10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a capital city's mosque in uganda that Was built by gadaffe hence gadaffe mosque.....it's really a nice place that would introduce you to a world of Muslim....

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank gorillasuganda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The largest Mosque in Uganda and second largest in sub saharan africa. Built on a hill overlooking the capital. Great views from the minaret. make sure you enter with an official guide. Unofficial guides loiter in the car park but should not be used.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank FaizalP61
Reviewed May 12, 2019

One of the biggest mosque situated in One of the hills of Kampala, Gadaffi Mosque houses the islamic faith headquarters. Built by the Former Lybian Leader the late Col Muammar Gaddafi as a token of friendship to Uganda. It is one of the sounds and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank FreelanceToursUganda
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

Unlike the Kasubi Tombs, the people who run the place are honest and organized. Beautiful details very Moroccan..ish and Egyptian with a touch of Christianity design. Entrance fee is only 15,000 ugx with a guide. Climb the minaret to have a full view of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Razelging
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 143 nearby hotels
Verona Hotel
2 reviews
.23 miles away
Sunrise Hotel
5 reviews
.23 miles away
Already Hotel
1 review
.27 miles away
Namayiba Park Hotel
13 reviews
.27 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 377 nearby restaurants
Il Patio - The Italian Restaurant
179 reviews
.66 miles away
Faze 2
192 reviews
.82 miles away
Piato Restaurant
139 reviews
.71 miles away
Karveli Restaurant
37 reviews
.78 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 550 nearby attractions
Namirembe Kathedrale
70 reviews
.19 miles away
Mayfair Casino & Club
21 reviews
.61 miles away
Muafrika Adventures
12 reviews
.00 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
August 9, 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from RonV808 | Reviewed this property |
All the relations are possible in Kampala. My excuses for the delay
gloria K
December 6, 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from rejoicing | Reviewed this property |
If my memory is correct, the entry fee is about 5USD for foreigners, including a tour guide and a scarf for covering women's heads. It's an interesting building and climbing the minaret stairs is well worth it for a great... More
Alton D
April 2, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from EssGee19 |
Ok. Wrong forum to begin with. Please find an appropriate channel to put your query. Also, just as a fellow human being, why would you consider marrying a girl just because she is willing....i mean it takes more than that... More