Djenne, Mali

Djenne, Mali

Djenne town is one of the oldest cities in Mali and quite an interesting place full of mud-brick homes decorated with paint. Established at around 800BC, Djenne was a major market hub but it does not just end there.

If you want to experience creativity with mud, you should travel to Djenne. It is the location of the largest mud house in the world: The Grande Mosque. Made from mud with wood sticking out of the walls, it is a magnificent sight. 

The Grand Marche is a Monday market and is one of West Africa‚Äôs most colorful markets with thousands coming from all over the region to sell their goods.