History December 06, 2016 at 01:00 pm

Top 7 Historic Sites To Visit in Guinea

Fredrick Ngugi | Contributor

Fredrick Ngugi December 06, 2016 at 01:00 pm

December 06, 2016 at 01:00 pm | History

The Grand Mosque of Conakry

The Grand Mosque of Conakry. Photo Credit: MVM Travel.

The Grand Mosque of Conakry

The Grand Mosque of Conakry is located east of the Conakry Botanical Garden and next to Donka Hospital. It was built in 1982 with funding from King Fahd of Saudi Arabia. It is the largest mosque in sub-Saharan Africa and the fourth largest in Africa. The gardens surrounding this mosque contain the tombs of national heroes, including Samori Ture, Sekou Toure, and Alfa Yaya.

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