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Tomb Of Askia




Make sure you visit pyramid shaped Tomb of Askia, which was built by Emperor Askia Mohammad I in the late 15th century. This amazing tomb, an assembly ground, a mosque cemetery, and two mosques were constructed following the West African tradition. You can find here 56 feet tall structure that contains the body of Askia Mohammad. Have a look at unique Islamic architectural style. Today, the mosque is well-equipped with electricity, fans, lights, and a loudspeaker while it retains its old historical essence.


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