Mesquita da Baixa, Maputo

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#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in Maputo
With a rectangular floor plan, Mesquita da Baixa remains the largest and oldest mosque in Mozambique. Made of stone with lace-like floral ornaments and geometric shapes on the facade, the mosque represents a mix of Portuguese and Arabic architectural styles. Inside, white chandeliers oversee a wall-to-wall Persian carpet with red oval spots designating furrow-like places for prayers. Put Mesquita da Baixa into our Maputo online attractions planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Maputo.
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  • The mosque is old, beautiful, still active and well maintained. It is located in the city center, you can not miss it.
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  • After the railway station, is another notable building to the State of conservation and maintenance. Its white and blue skies dazzle between Brown and gray hues of Maputo. Are grateful to find something!
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