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Djinguereber Mosque, Timbuktu

#5 of 11 in Historic Sites in Mali
Must see · Religious Site · Historic Site
Djinguereber Mosque stands as a monument to the architectural achievement of Abu Es Haq es Saheli, a 14th-century poet and architect. Dating back to 1327, the building remains largely unchanged, with only minor renovations done since its original construction. Built with limestone and organic materials such mud and straw, the structure remains a fine example of "earthen architecture," a durable method of construction in a dry climate. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Djinguereber Mosque and many more Timbuktu attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Timbuktu trip itinerary planner.
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  • This is one of the famous places in Timbuktu. The Gide was very informative, interesting history and nice view.  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • A mosque from the sixteen century, built by an Egyptian architect hired by the king Mansa Moussa.
  • the qur’an is an Unbreakable Mudbrick.

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