Gao, Gao Region Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Gao, Gao Region in Mali.

Tomb of Askia

Gao, Gao Region, Mali
Tomb of Askia
Askia Mohammed was the first Askia emperor and greatly expanded the Songhaii Empire. Legend says that when he returned from a pilgrimage to Mecca in 1495, he brought back with him the materials to make his tomb; all of the mud and wood come from Mecca.top


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