Tomb of Muhammad Ahmad (Madhi), Omdurman

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#5 of 6 in Historic Sites in Khartoum State
The city's most significant landmark, Tomb of Muhammad Ahmad (Madhi) serves as the resting place of a self-proclaimed messianic redeemer of the Islamic faith. Featured in many works of popular culture, Muhammad was portrayed by Laurence Olivier in the movie "Khartoum." For travelers who use our international travel planner, Omdurman holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Tomb of Muhammad Ahmad (Madhi) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Nice site to visit. Well maintained temple with locals worshipping outside. Locals played instruments and sang. No signage so difficult to know the significance of the site. Other TA reviewers have.....  more »
  • If you were brought up on stories of Gordon of Khartoum, then a visit to the mausoleum of his nemesis is a must. The original tomb was destroyed by the British when Kitchener retook Khartoum, but it.....  more »
  • This is important to Sudanese Muslims because it’s an alternative to Mecca as a place of pilgrimage. It’s stunning from the outside - less so inside. It’s also small and there were just two people...  more »
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