Map of Trade Pilgrimage Routes of North-Western GhanaLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
While returning from Mole National Park to Tamale, I stopped briefly in Larabanga in northern Ghana to visit its whitewashed mud-plaster and wooden-beam mosque, which will celebrate its six hundredth anniversary in two years, making it the oldest mosque in the country and one of the oldest in West Africa and earning it the nickname the Mecca of West Africa.
Successor to former TWHS Traditional mosques of Northern Ghana (1983)
2000 Added to Tentative List
As former TWHS Traditional mosques of Northern Ghana: Deferred until receipt of necessary info
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