Thursday, April 28, 2011

` the largest mud brick building in the wOrld `

The Great Mosque of Djenné, is the World's Largest Mud-brick Building. The mosque is located in the city of Djenné in Mali on the flood plain of the Bani River. It is one of the most famous landmarks in Africa. It was built around 1908, though a mosque existed at this site from early 13th century. Like the earlier mosque this mosque is also made entirely of mud-brick, mud mortar and mud based plaster. The covered hall is about 50 x 24 meters.


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