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Gaddafi National Mosque

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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
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Old Kampala Road | Plot 23/25, Kampala, Uganda
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All reviews worth the climb kampala city call to prayer great views from the top entire city guided tour nice place to visit interesting visit small fee beautiful building seven hills couple of hours knowledgeable guide entrance fee minaret tower islam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful and a great learning experience. I went with my 2 teenage daughters who also enjoyed the experience.

Thank Nicole U
Reviewed 1 week ago

How can anyone like visiting a place which has a dictators name?? All the beautiful design and marble stones cannot hide the terrible connection this place has to dictator Gaddafi. The only respectful act would be to rename it, or just just demolish it and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing first stop to get a grounding for the way Kampala is arranged. From the highest point of the Mosque you command quite the panorama of the city. The Mosque itself is a magnificent work of architecture, in ideology, history and construction....More

Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guides give a tour of the mosque, along with some history of the mosque and the city of Kampala itself. There's nothing much to see inside, though. One can climb the minaret and get some good view of some of the hills of Kampala.

Thank Moronge O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s the biggest mosque in Kampala with a good view of Kampala on the highest point. It’s also a very important religious monument for the Islamic faith in the country as it was built and funded by the former and late Libyan president Col. Ghadafi.

Thank Ujambo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guides tell the story about the mosk and the history of Kampala. Climbing the minaret is a very good experience.

Thank Yolande V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having seen many mosques in the world, especially the amazing ones in Abu Dhabi and Oman, this one looked a bit modest. However once inside its uniqueness was revealed. A beautiful worship space is surrounded by stained glass windows from Italy and embellished with chandeliers...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a very rainy day I decided to visit the Mosque with my 7 year old son. However we turned up during prayer so had to wait a while, and we were stuck in a downpour, but the staff in the visitors tent were extremely...More

Thank JessieHorton
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

It's really worthy to take a hike to the top of the tower. At least you can see the entire city of Kampala from the top. I highly recommend a visit to this site

Thank mukwaya n
Reviewed 15 September 2018

all was ok , you can see Kampala and other near by cites, i love every moment with our guide who took us around

Thank gray m
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tinkc48
9 August 2018|
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Response from RonV808 | Reviewed this property |
All the relations are possible in Kampala. My excuses for the delay
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gloria K
6 December 2017|
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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
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Alton D
2 April 2015|
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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
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