Grande Mosquee, Yamoussoukro

#4 of 9 in Historic Sites in Ivory Coast
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Rising above the ground and boasting an all-white facade, Grande Mosquee invites you to inspect its traditional architecture. Built during the 20th century under the order of the country’s first president--Houphouët Boigny--the massive mosque represents one of the Ivory Coast’s most popular religious buildings, attracting crowds of both local and foreign visitors. Come here to admire the five towers, soaring into the sky and adding to the mosque’s impressive aura. Plan to visit Grande Mosquee during your Yamoussoukro vacation using our convenient Yamoussoukro day trip planner.
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  • The nice white building made me stop to see it. For someone who had never been in a mosque, I was happy that my going in was not frowned upon. The women's area is a small section at the back while...  more »
  • Brilliant of masks and everything hardly any tourists very photogenic had a nice muslims there good welcoming  more »
  • Worth seeing as the other attractions are very close by. You can witness the striking whiteness from a few hundred yards away, well actually the towers are mainly cream whilst the main building is...  more »

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