Maybe the oldest mud mosque in West Africa is the Larabanga Mosque. Built in the 14th century in Sudanic style it has such a historic importance that the people refer to the site as 'Mecca of West Africa'.
The Larabanga mud Mosque made it to the World Monuments Fund’s List of 100 Most Endangered Sites. Currently, 2015, the building is in good condition.
Larabanga is located near the town of Damongo in the Western Gonja District, Ghana Northern Region.