Grande Mosquee, Yamoussoukro

3.6
#4 of 10 in Historic Sites in Ivory Coast
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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  • Brilliant of masks and everything hardly any tourists very photogenic had a nice muslims there good welcoming  more »
  • Well located, not far from the Basilica, this religious building is for me an architectural masterpiece. Well disposed and ideally located to see it by all those who pass in Yamoussoukro. Big enough. But too bad the roads are damaged in the capital.
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