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Burkina Faso : Grande Mosquée
Grande Mosquée
Grande Mosquée

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Created: 22nd Jul 2008
Modified: 24th Jul 2008
Location(s):
Burkina Faso
Type:
Spiritual

The Grande Mosquée, built in 1893, is an outstanding example of Sahel-style mud architecture, with conical towers and wooden struts (which both support the structure and act as scaffolding during replastering).

Although entry is forbidden for non-Muslims, it's the exterior that is so captivating, especially at sunset when the façade turns golden.


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