Temples in Africa
Experience the spiritual wonders
that can be found in
temples across Africa. Buddhist temples, Hindu temples,
Mosques and other temples can
be visited and explored.
Africa's Top Temples
Egypt has a number of ancient temples and pyramids. One of the most beautiful temples is in Karnak, and has beautiful architecture dating back to ancient civilisations. The temples of Luxor are also worth visiting.
Accra Ghana Temple in Ghana is the 117th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This beautiful temple is situated in the city of Accra.
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Tanzania is situated in Daar es Salaam and is a Sai temple adorned with beautiful carvings and religious artefacts.
There is a Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Hindu temple in Nairobi which is extremely beautiful, with intricate details and religious artefacts.
The Grand Mosquee in the ancient town of Djenne in Mali is a magnificent structure, with stunning architecture to behold. This mosque was built in 1820 and is made entirely of mud bricks. In fact, this mosque is the largest mud brick building in the world.
For travellers seeking a spiritual experience, a visit to one of the hundreds of stunning temples in all corners of Africa is highly recommended.
16 Locations for Temples in Africa
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The highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay