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Oldest Mosque in Zanzibar

Malindi Mosque is the oldest mosque of Zanzibar, about 500 years old. It is located in densely... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Multan, Pakistan
Mosque in Malindi

This mosque is actually not the largest mosque in Stone Town. However it is in Malindi which is a... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2014
Nairobi, Kenya
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22 Apr 2017
“Looks more like a bakery”
17 Feb 2017
“Oldest Mosque in Zanzibar”
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

The best view is from across the street only. Once you go closer the area is not actually inviting and we just ended walking ahead.

Thank Viren d
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Malindi Mosque is the oldest mosque of Zanzibar, about 500 years old. It is located in densely populated area of Malindi near the Ferry Terminal and mouth of Zanzibar port. It has a unique cone type minaret on a square platform which is very rare...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 28 December 2015

one of the oldest small Stone town mosque with old styled architects, situated near the dsm ferry in malindi area

Thank Sa q
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The Mosque is situated in the Malindi district of Stone Town close to the harbour entrance. The mosque is an old structure and like most of the buildings in the town it is not well kept. The entrance is up a narrow side alley. The...More

1  Thank towfiek
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Zanzibar's (translates as GINGER Island) is the historical spice island on the ancient trade route. The capital Stone Town is an explorer's delight. On foot you can see almost all of the city, with safe little alley ways, souvenir delights and sites from a deep...More

2  Thank r b
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Convenient vicinity adjacent to beachfront promenade. A spiritual insight into the intensely proud Muslim identity of Zanzibaris.

Thank FazelErnest
Reviewed 28 December 2014

This mosque is actually not the largest mosque in Stone Town. However it is in Malindi which is a bustling area near the center of Stone Town. Access to the mosque is not quite simple. Worth a visit.

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 6 November 2014

I 'm just looking photos. Nice ones ! Thanks to photografers .Seen urbanism's extention around that Mosquée probably ..truely as in many places by the world , this one lost a litlle calm overall in peak hours.... Nice Minaret & simple Architecture beau-historical Mosqué !...More

Thank Khemais B
Reviewed 7 May 2014

This is the oldest mosque in town. The place is very busy with people coming in and out all the time. It's not that hard to find this place. From where the ferries goes, just walk the opposite way to the town center, and you...More

4  Thank DanielHenrysson
Reviewed 15 March 2012

very beautiful mosque! it would be ofcorse as it the oldest mosque also.......really well preserved!

Thank manek g
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