Dakar Grand Mosque and Institut islamique de Dakar, Dakar (must see)
Richly decorated on the interior and exterior, it is stylistically similar to the Mosquée Mohammed V in Casablanca. It's minaret rises to 67 meters.
Created in 1964 and situated in the enceinte of the Grand Mosque, the Institut islamique is a public institution under the direction of the Senegalese Minister of Education, dedicated to Islamic research and teaching. The library of the Institute, named for prince Naef Ben Abdelaziz Al-Saoud was opened 9 October 2004.
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Walking Tours in Dakar, Senegal
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Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
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Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles