Travel Photos: Most Beautiful Mosques in Africa in Pictures 

Nigerian National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria | Photo: Courtesy of Nora Awolowo

Africa is known as much for its abundance of beautiful natural landscapes as its multi-cultural society of various religions and ethnicities. If you want to travel far wide while exploring Africa for a spiritual reconnection, the best idea is to discover the most beautiful mosques in Africa. Famous locally and internationally, Dream Africa list some of the most beautiful mosques from all over Africa with our travel photos and inspiration. Your ultimate African mosques bucket list that will take your breath away.

Discover the most beautiful African mosques with the Hassan II Mosque but also the wonderful Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali. You probably already know the Great Mosque of Algiers but what about Nizamiye Mosque, Juma Masjid, Al-Azhar Mosque or the Abuja National Mosque in Nigeria? Africa mosques’ rich and beautiful architecture are mixtures of African, Arab, and historical colonial architecture and old medina.

Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech, Morocco

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Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakesh, Morocco | Photo: Courtesy of Jasmin / @jsmxwn

Al-Azhar Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

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Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Egypt | Photo: Courtesy of Angie / @thelovelyescapist

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Nizamiye Mosque, Midrand, South Africa

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Nizamiye Mosque in Midrand, South Africa | Photo: Courtesy of Ash / @ashvirmaharaj

Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca, Morocco

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Hassan II Mosque, located in Casablanca

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Mosque of the Divinity, Ouakam, Senegal

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Mosque of Divinity in Ouakam, Senegal | Photo: Courtesy of Omer Kilic / @omersey

Juma Masjid, Durban, South Africa

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Juma Mosque in Durban, South Africa | Photo: Courtesy of Myriam ZEN / @by_myriamzen

Uganda National Mosque, Kampala, Uganda

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Interior architecture of the Uganda National Mosque in Kampala, Uganda | Photo: Courtesy of @eccrizwan

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Emir Abdelkader Mosque, Constantine, Algeria

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Emir Abdelkader Mosque in Constantine, Algeria | Photo: Courtesy of Travel Therapy /

Great Mosque of Djenne, Djenné, Mali

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Great Mosque of Djenne in the city of Djenné, Mali | Photo: Courtesy of Alvaro Rojas / @wanderreds

Considered by many architects to be one of the greatest achievements of the Sudano-Sahelian architectural style. It is one of the greatest landmarks of both the city of Djenné and the nation of Mali.

Abuja National Mosque, Abuja, Nigeria

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Nigerian National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria | Photo: Courtesy of Nora Awolowo

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Great Mosque of Algiers, Algeria

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Djamaa el Djazaïr, aka Great Mosque of Algiers | Photo: Courtesy of Redoneshot Semar / @redouane.semar

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Great Mosque of Kairouan, Tunisia

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Mosque in UNESCO World Heritage town of Kairouan, Tunisia | Photo: Courtesy of Ewelina / @niejedzznami.p

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Massalikul Jinaan Mosque, Dakar, Senegal

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Massalikul Jinaan Mosque in Dakar, Senegal | Photo: Courtesy of LED Studiol / @ledstudiol

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