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Perhaps Larabanga's most notable landmark, the Mosque is believed by some to date back to 1421.
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Reviewed 25 August 2019

When you arrive to the Larabanga Mosque, you should go to pay a fee to visit the atraction, after you should pay the guide. You can not go inside, but the guide give you a good explanation about the history of it.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nuria D
Reviewed 13 July 2019

4kms from Mole Motel. Definitely worth seeing this 15th century mosque. But nothing else special in Larabanga.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank McCubbin67
Reviewed 11 July 2019

The mosque was rather small, and rather poorly maintained. It was not impressive in any way but its age. Also the villagers were very pushy on visitors, and every one is a guide. Make sure you have arranged with a proper guide before you arrive.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

Sadly, we were bustled off here on the way to Mole and given little choice but to part with an attraction fee, followed by a guide fee, then waled around the size and got a couple minutes history and told to take a picture. No-one...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SusieT169
Reviewed 30 April 2019

We visited the Mosque on our return journey to Tamale. Our guide accompanied us and helped us understand the local arrangements, which include a small fee for a local guide and a 'donation' to the mosque. While you are not allowed in the mosque, the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank anactbloke
Reviewed 24 April 2019

It is by far the weird mosque I have ever visited, if your are heading to the Mole National Park do not miss a look to this landmark. It comes from the ancient times as well as the baobab tree aside. The guide told us...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank teimncl
Reviewed 23 February 2019

We paid a local guide to tell us about the Mosque but at the end we were hit up for contributions to the community. I read about this part being a scam just to get more money out of tourists. Who know what to believe...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LindaA99
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Claimed to be the oldest mosque in Ghana, it is certainly worth a visit and a wander around the village. A local will latch on to you to guide you around and for us this was OK.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MikeJ32
Reviewed 16 November 2018

We stopped by on our own to see the mosque. They are local folks who will give you the history of the mosque as well as a tour of the nearby village. One might want to be prepared for a number of locals joining your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KIngTV1
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Even though the building is not big, it is impressive, especially the history behind it. The guy telling us about it, really did his utmost to tell a good story. A must see when you are in the area

Date of experience: October 2018
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