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Grande Mosquee d'Agadez, Agadez

#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Niger
Must see · Ruin · Religious Site
A part of the World Heritage-listed city, Grande Mosquee d'Agadez stands as one of its most famous landmarks. Well known because of its pyramid-shaped minaret, and construction made out of mud and brick, the mosque rises above the city to 27 m (88 ft). Built in 1515, the structure underwent restoration in 1844. Outside prayer time, you can climb the minaret for a certain price for a view of the whole historical complex. Add Grande Mosquee d'Agadez to your Agadez travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Agadez route planner.
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  • One of the great wonders of the world. Don't pay more than 5000 CFA to go up to the roof of the minaret!  more »
  • In the heart of the old town, the Grand Mosque just sparkles with history and spirituality. An old keeper can come and unlock the door so you can climb to the top at non-prayer hours. The view at the....  more »
  • Old style mosque in the heart of Africa
  • Sometimes I'm in this place and I enter that ancient mosque,I liked it

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