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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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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