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A must see in Agadez

Right in the center of the old town Agadez, the Grande Mosque is not an exceptional monument to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Maurizio P
Sporty

There is not much too see but it always needs imagination to honour a building from 1450... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Olaf B
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“A must see in Agadez”
17 Jul 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right in the center of the old town Agadez, the Grande Mosque is not an exceptional monument to visit but, if you happen to be in Agadez it is a must see. Its minaret is entirely made of earth and is a beautiful sight in...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

There is not much too see but it always needs imagination to honour a building from 1450, especially if it is made from this material. One can climb up the tower. The entrance is at 3 meters following narrow stairs. The one can walk and...More

Thank Olaf B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Don't miss this on your trip to Niger, it's a beautiful mosque. I recommend getting a guide to support the local guide community and go through the necessary authorizations.

Thank António M
Reviewed 8 May 2016

A trip to Agadez just isn't complete without visiting the grande mosquee. The mud-brick construction makes it a pretty unique mosque, and the view from the roof is lovely. As of December 2015, the minaret was closed for renovation, so I couldn't climb it, but...More

2  Thank kulthoum
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The view from the top of the minaret is unbeatable. A small donation will give you access to most of the mud brick mosque. Watch for spider webs and bats... lots and lots of bats going up the tower.

2  Thank JeffreyHanley
Reviewed 10 June 2014

As I crossed the desert from Tammanrasset to In-Guezzam in the Republique du Niger, we drove in my Landrover Stationwagon Mark III to Agadez. there is the old Mosque, and because it was just a Friday, we went for the Salat ( the prayer). Taking...More

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