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Mesquita da Baixa, Maputo

#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in Maputo
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
With a rectangular floor plan, Mesquita da Baixa remains the largest and oldest mosque in Mozambique. Made of stone with lace-like floral ornaments and geometric shapes on the facade, the mosque represents a mix of Portuguese and Arabic architectural styles. Inside, white chandeliers oversee a wall-to-wall Persian carpet with red oval spots designating furrow-like places for prayers. Put Mesquita da Baixa into our Maputo online attractions planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Maputo.
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  • This is the house of worship for the Muslims in Maputo. It is located on the southwest corner of the city and it is close to the train station  more »
  • The Lower Mosque is the oldest temple of Islamic worship erected in Maputo. The construction of the mosque, around 1889, took place from various contributions of the Muslim community of the city of...  more »

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