Towers of Djennes fascinating ancient mosque, the largest mud building in the world... by Raphael Bick, via Flickr

“The Great Mosque Of Djenne, Mali;a fascinating ancient mosque, the largest mud building in the world by Raphael Bick”

Mud Mosque

The Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali - The largest mud building in the world. The first mosque on this site was built in the century.

Great Mosque, Djenné, Mali -The Great Mosque of Djenné is the largest mud brick or adobe building in the world.

The Great Mosque of Djenné is the largest mud brick or adobe building in the world and is considered by many architects to be the greatest achievement of the Sudano-Sahelian architectural style, with definite Islamic influences.

Africa | A woman with a pot on his head at the main entrance of the great mud mosque of Bani, Sahel, northern Burkina Faso | © Anthony Pappone.

Main entrance of the great mud mosque of bani, in the tribal region of the Sahel, northern Burkina Faso - photo credit anthony pappone photographer

A ksar in Northern Africa

"Intricate Structure of a Ksar - Tunisia, Africa" Absolutely loved my trip to Tunisia, wonderful country.

Dendara Temple basilica mammisi Nectanebo Roman roof view Egyptian

Image of Dendara Temple basilica mammisi Nectanebo Roman roof view Egyptian layout located north of Luxor survives as one

An ancient archaeological  site in Saudi Arabia

saudi arabia ancient sites An ancient archaeological site in Saudi Arabia. Photo - World Archaeology. This is strange - why would they do this?

Mashkhur Zhusup Mosque in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. In 1991, 170 mosques were operating, more than half of them newly built. At that time an estimated 230 Muslim communities were active in Kazakhstan. (V)

Mashkhur Zhusup Masjid in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. In 170 mosques were operating, more than half of them newly built. At that time an estimated 230 Muslim communities were active in Kazakhstan.

The Al-Azhar mosque is one of the gems of Cairo's Islamic district

The might and mystery of ancient Egypt

Timbuktu by Ayse Topbas

adobe mosque in Mali, Timbuktu. photo by Built using mud and tree trunks the later of which are replaced every few years. They stick out so people can climb them making it easier to reach the top ones. Photo and Description by Gavin Chapman

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