It is a nice mosque with hospitable people. It is a historic mosque which was built when Ethiopia was not free to muslims. The main attractive point in the mosque is, it is located in the famous open air MARKET MERKATO. Especially on Fridays this is a must see mosque as every one gathers for prayer. Anwar Mosque is the symbol of Islamic faith in the African Continent and Ethiopia . It is abeautifully and aesthetically designed mosque worth a visit for all Muslims. It is a big mosque with beautifully decorated walls and roofs on the inside. Once a grenade attack during the evening prayers wounded at least 10 people at the biggest mosque in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa but terror attack or no the mosque has been the cynosure for the devout since its very inception.
5 km You can use Yellow taxis.
Taxi fare: 120 to 180 birrs.
Time you can spend
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