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Amazing

I walked there and sat right outside the mosque to admire it, and remained there for more than an... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2017
Etienne T
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New York City, New York
Amazing ancient mosque

Beautiful tribute to an ancient era when Timbuktu was the City of Gold. It is fascinating from the... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
AliciaAA001
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London, United Kingdom
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This mosque was built in 1325 and housed what was then the largest library in the world.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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Mar 21, 2017
“Amazing”
Mar 9, 2017
“Amazing ancient mosque”
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Old Town, Timbuktu, Mali
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

I walked there and sat right outside the mosque to admire it, and remained there for more than an hour. There are not too many things to do in the legendary city, so, I enjoyed those places as much as I could.

1  Thank Etienne T
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Beautiful tribute to an ancient era when Timbuktu was the City of Gold. It is fascinating from the outside, but if you can get inside it is spectacularly beautiful, especially late afternoon when the sun is low and gives the tall arched passagways a golden...More

Thank AliciaAA001
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Probably the most impressive sight in Timbuktu (apart from the cat skins over the power lines). You can get a different (I wouldn't say better) view by going into the rooftop of one of the neighbouring buildings.

Thank hondo533
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Ive been there in during the Festival au Desert last year, I could not step inside cause its forbidden for those are not from Islamic religion but the outside view is already stunning. Unfortunately now its difficult to get there and there are many problem...More

13  Thank Marcolovetogetlost
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