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Uganda National Mosque Tours

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 on Kampala Hill, the giant 12-acre facility serves as the headquarters of Islam in Uganda.

Construction of the mosque began in 2004, after the unfinished Old Kampala National Mosque from the 1970s was demolished. Completed in 2008, the mosque can accommodate some 35,000 worshippers, but double the number pack in during Ramadan and other Islamic holidays.

Foreign visitors—even non-Muslims—are welcome to visit the inside of the mosque, but they’re required to pay a small fee. The mosque maintains a staff of guides who offer tours of the interior.

Practical Info

When visiting the Uganda National Mosque, women should wear loose-fitting clothing that covers the arms and legs, as well as a scarf to cover the head. Men must wear pants and a sleeved shirt. 

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Kampala Sightseeing Tour Including Traditional Medicine, Kampala, null
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Kampala Sightseeing Tour Including Traditional Medicine

Discover the local, medical and historical highlights of Kampala on this 4-hour tour, led by an expert guide. Get a glimpse of daily life as you wander along ...  Read more

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $79.00
Full-Day City Tour of Kampala, Kampala, Cultural Tours
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Full-Day City Tour of Kampala

This tour includes visiting various important touristic sites in Kampala - Capital City of Uganda. This African city has a good reputation, offering visitors ...  Read more

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $300.00
Kampala and Kisenyi Slum Walking Tour, Kampala, City Tours
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Kampala and Kisenyi Slum Walking Tour

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Get a snapshot of daily life and meet inhabitants from the city's largest slum on this 4-hour walking tour of Kampala. With an expert guide leading the way, ...  Read more

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.00
Kampala Walking Tour Including Refugee Community Visits, Kampala, Walking Tours
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Kampala Walking Tour Including Refugee Community Visits

Get a glimpse of local life and meet Uganda’s refugee community on this 2-hour walking tour of Kampala. With a local guide at your side, wander the capital’s ...  Read more

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.00

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