Gaddafi National Mosque, Kampala

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Admire the interior decor and get a sweeping view of the city at Gaddafi National Mosque, a modern skyscraper mosque on Kampala Hill. Completed in 2006 as a donation by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, this spacious mosque can accommodate up to 15,000 people under its copper-plated domes. Slim colonnades and vaulted ceilings hung with huge chandeliers make the mosque a pleasant place to reflect. Home to the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, it serves as the center of Uganda's Muslim population. Climb the main minaret's swirling staircase of 300 steps to get an impressive panorama of Kampala. Plan your Gaddafi National Mosque visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kampala using our Kampala trip itinerary tool.
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  • The Tower is located in the middle of the city Kampala and its surrounded by a network of roads all connecting to the ring road around the tower. 
    The Tower is located in the middle of the city Kampala and its surrounded by a network of roads all connecting to the ring road around the tower.  more »
  • The guide who took us to the top of the minaret was extremely knowledgeable and he talked to us about the history of Kampala and the Buganda kingdom. It was a very interesting experience and it gave.....  more
    The guide who took us to the top of the minaret was extremely knowledgeable and he talked to us about the history of Kampala and the Buganda kingdom. It was a very interesting experience and it gave.....  more »

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