Tomb of Askia
Located in the region of Gao in Mali and built in the fifteenth century, the Tomb of Askia is a monument which is a testament to the wonders of a dynasty fell, for the accuracy of the Songhai dynasty. The tomb bears the name of the founder of the third dynasty and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its 17 meters high, the tomb is the most imposing monument of pre-colonial in the region, and is also the earliest example of Islamic style of architecture which later spread to the region and an example of how you are architecture fused Islam and North Africa. Regularly used as a mosque and cultural center for the city of Gao, the Tomb of Askia is definitely a must for anyone who goes on a visit to Mali.