Gaddafi National Mosque, Kampala

4.2
#1 of 12 in Historic Sites in Uganda
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 mosque and all the details in it are very nice. You get a tour guide who gives you all the history, and takes you on a tour of the mosque. And then you climb this tower from where you get differen...  more »
  • the mosque was really big and amaizing with people from different parts of the world.The people at the mosque were welcoming and jolly,i thmkit is a tradition in uganda.i really recommend this place  more »
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