Middle East & Africa

Middle East & Africa Attractions

Jumeirah Mosque

4 star rating: Recommended 666 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

To enter the only mosque in the UAE open to non-Muslim visitors, make your way to Jumeirah Mosque. Designed to provide a better understanding of Islam, the tour is followed by a relaxed Q&A ...  Read more

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the largest in the United Arab Emirates and eighth largest in the world, rises majestically from Abu Dhabi and serves as the central place of worship for citizens of ...  Read more

Citadel of Saladin (Al-Qalaa)

Sprawling over a limestone spur on the eastern edge of the city, the Citadel of Saladin (or Al-Qalaa) was home to Egypt's rulers for some 700 years. Their legacy is a collection of three very ...  Read more

Hassan II Mosque

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As one of the world’s largest mosques, the magnificent Hassan II Mosque not only boasts a capacity for over 100,000 worshippers, but is also one of Casablanca’s top tourist attractions. Built to ...  Read more

Uganda National Mosque

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The Uganda National Mosque, formerly called the Gaddafi National Mosque, is to the city of Kampala what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris and the Statue of Liberty to New York. Located in the old city ...  Read more

Luxor Temple

4.5 star rating: Recommended 102 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The enormous Luxor Temple was one of the great constructions of the New Kingdom (dating from the 14th century BC) dedicated to the god Amun. It was known as the “Southern Sanctuary” and was the ...  Read more

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Muscat’s most magnificent religious building and the only mosque in Oman to open its doors to tourists, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is one of the city’s most popular attractions. Built in the ...  Read more

El Mu'ayyad Mosque

4 star rating: Recommended 119 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The red-and-white-striped Mosque of al-Mu'ayyad (the Red Mosque), built on the site where its patron Mamluk Sultan al-Mu'ayyad had earlier been imprisoned, displays a particularly grand entrance ...  Read more

Alabaster Mosque (Mohammad Ali Mosque)

4 star rating: Recommended 22 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The citadel of Saladin - and indeed, the Cairo skyline - is dominated by the Alabaster Mosque, or Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Modelled along classic Turkish lines, it took 18 years to build (1830 - ...  Read more

Sultan Hassan Mosque

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Egypt is home to some of the world’s grandest mosques, with some of the most detailed and dazzling located in Cairo. The Sultan Hassan Mosque, situated near the city's famous and majestic Citadel, ...  Read more

Al-Azhar Mosque

Among the countless minarets punctuating the Cairo skyline, four of the most impressive belong to one of the city’s standout mosques, Al-Azhar. This mosque, situated in the Islamic district, is not ...  Read more

Al-Hakim Mosque

Often lost in Cairo's electrifying presence, Al-Hakim, one of Egypt's lesser-known mosques, was built under a ruler who could have changed the world. Completed in 1012 A.D., the second-largest ...  Read more

Jamia Mosque

Approximately 11 percent of Kenya’s population is Muslim, and Nairobi’s Jamia Mosque is the nation’s most prominent and important structure honoring the religion. Located in the city’s Central ...  Read more

Jumma Mosque

With space for up to 5,000 worshippers, the Jumma Mosque (also known as the Juma Masjid) is the largest mosque in the southern hemisphere. It is also one of its oldest, its impressive ...  Read more

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