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Interesting historical place

This is one of the famous places in Timbuktu. The Gide was very informative, interesting history... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Marius M
Amazing

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

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Etienne T
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This mosque was built in 1325 and housed what was then the largest library in the world.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 Oct 2017
“Interesting historical place”
21 Mar 2017
“Amazing”
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Old Town, Timbuktu, Mali
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is one of the famous places in Timbuktu. The Gide was very informative, interesting history and nice view.

Thank Marius M
Reviewed 22 March 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 9 March 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 18 April 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.

1  Thank hondo533
Reviewed 17 May 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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