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: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
All photos (351)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kampala city”(37 reviews)
“entire city”(14 reviews)
About
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
Certificate of Excellence
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
Old Kampala Road | Plot 23/25, Kampala, Uganda
+256 782 837536
Call
Improve This Listing
Gaddafi National Mosque Tours and Tickets
from USD 300.00
More Info
from USD 40.00
More Info
from USD 20.00
More Info
from USD 200.00
More Info
from USD 50.00
More Info
from USD 35.00
More Info
from USD 100.00
More Info
from USD 1,745.00
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Reviews (586)
Filter reviews
502 results
Traveller rating
246
195
46
6
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveller rating
246
195
46
6
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviews kampala city worth the climb entire city beautiful architecture guided tour interesting visit men and women small fee seven hills interesting history couple of hours entrance fee knowledgeable guide minaret tower islam muslim
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 502 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

I definitely recommend you to visit it. Even if you don't have a good guide, you will still have excellent panoramic views from the top.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Thismorningiwokeupin
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing architecture: materials from different parts of the world Beautiful echoes inside during call to prayer, minaret view was soaring Guided tour is ugx 15000 and covers a walkthrough and breif history of the site

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank iotraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a knowledgeable guide who took you around and into the mosque and up the tower for some amazing views over the city of Kampala

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mosque architecture was very different from others I had alreay seen like in Europe and Asia. I recomend to visit Kampala city doing a sightseeing tour

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tomás M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See many mosques in many countries but this one is special in its simplicity. Wonderful and serene. Definitively a site you must visit whilst in Kampala.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank savinien16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the mosque on advice from travelers we met on the way. The view from the minaret is amazing, our guide gave us a good overview of the mosque's history and the city structure and history. An absolute must visit when in Kampala!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank adriangmandela
Reviewed 5 September 2019

This was another should do, so much architecture to look at ,climb the tower, the grounds are a photo must.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tommytraveler333
Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

Beautiful architecture from both Middle East and Africa. Tour is informative yet quick. A solid way to spend an hour or two. Must cling to the top to see the full aerial view of the city!

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank johndlinspeaks
Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

The mosque is a very peaceful place in the heart of Kampala, totally worth a visit independent of one's faith. The tourist guides at the entrance will automatically take you around, and the highlight surely is the view from the minaret on all the other...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sanne B
Reviewed 22 August 2019

It is a very nice mosque, the guide is very nice and full of information, not just about the building but also the city itself. Climbing the tower is a must, you get to see the whole city, all the hills somehow surround the tower...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Monicjonnie
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 174 nearby hotels
Verona Hotel
2 reviews
.37 km away
Sunrise Hotel
5 reviews
.38 km away
Already Hotel
1 review
.43 km away
Namayiba Park Hotel
14 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 392 nearby restaurants
The Rolex Guy
9 reviews
1.19 km away
Il Patio - The Italian Restaurant
182 reviews
1.06 km away
Faze 2
192 reviews
1.32 km away
Piato Restaurant
140 reviews
1.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 625 nearby attractions
Africa Nature Safaris
7 reviews
.46 km away
Namirembe Kathedrale
72 reviews
.30 km away
Mayfair Casino & Club
21 reviews
.99 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
tinkc48
9 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from RonV808 | Reviewed this property |
All the relations are possible in Kampala. My excuses for the delay
0
Votes
gloria K
6 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 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
1
Vote
Alton D
2 April 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
3
Votes