Kairouan, Tunisia

Reputed to be the oldest mosque in Africa, located in Kairouan, Tunisia – June, 2008

(c) Cynically Jaded

The most amazing thing about this mosque, apart from it’s monumental design and fascinating symmetry, is the fact that it was built out of materials salvaged from the ruins of a Roman monument. Now that’s a strong message to send to your colonisers!

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