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Address: Souk Arabi, Khartoum, Sudan
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great typical architecture

The mosque was under rehabilitation abut still you can enjoy the architecture and the worshiping atmosphere. It is in the heart of the town so a visit is kinda must.

Reviewed 26 January 2017
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Lecce, Italy
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Lecce, Italy
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The mosque was under rehabilitation abut still you can enjoy the architecture and the worshiping atmosphere. It is in the heart of the town so a visit is kinda must.

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El Geneina, Sudan
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I visited this Masjid and said my prayer. The construction of this mosque is nice, it is decorated nicely. The masjid is seen from all the direction almost similar. a very big masjid where thousands of people can pray together.

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Thank Shams5627
Beirut, Lebanon
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239 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

From the size and location you can tell how important this mosque is. I got the honor to pray there, it gives you the privilege to see the humble lives of the hardworking class of Khartoum

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Thank Bobztraveler
Ankara, Turkey
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Thinking Khartoum does not offer much other than River Nile, Al Kabir may be the first attraction spot. Hosting 4 different schools of Islam, it is an interesting experience seeing those people praying at different places and all the prayer times, mosque is very crowded.

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1 Thank Fatih E
Girona, Spain
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323 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's pretty beatiubul Mosque in the centre of khartoum, i've been there an invited to visit, although I am not Muslim. Close to al Walla mall.

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1 Thank agusticassa
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

One of the first mosques in Khartoum.. at the time, it was the largest and most luxurious.. now it is considered vintage and quite ordinary! It has a strategic location, in the city center near the main Souq.. be aware of shoes - thieves

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1 Thank Mohannad A
Mombasa, Kenya
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Its an amazing place where worshipers flock in in hundreds,,, I couldnt believe how humble people were at this place..i just love it

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Manama, Bahrain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The eye catching architecture is worthwhile. Wonderful chandeliers eye catching colors make you spend more time in the masjid.

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1 Thank Shaikh Rahil M
Davao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014

had the chance to have my friday prayer here... i think it is in the heart of the city... just be careful with the men standing on the road side doing hand signs. i was informed they cant be trusted.. exchanging dollars to sdg. they will have your money but wont return

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Monrovia, Liberia
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2014

I believe that this must be the biggest one, but its loock like always crowd full of native people, I cannot see any bath-room facility

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1 Thank malakal

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