Top tourist attractions in Niger
Here is a list of top tourist attractions in Niger. Only the topmost tourist destinations are presented here. To see other destinations, please check the images from Niger section.
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The Aïr Mountains is a triangular massif, located in northern Niger, within the Sahara desert. Part of the West Saharan montane xeric woodlands ecoregion, they rise to more than 1,800 m and extend over 84,000 km². Lying in the midst of desert north of the 17th parallel, the Aïr plateau, with an average altitude between 500 and 900 m, forms an island of Sahel climate which supports a wide variety of life, many pastoral and farming communities, and dramatic geological and archaeological sites. There are notable archaeological excavations in the region that illustrate the prehistoric past of this region. The endangered Painted Hunting Dog, Lycaon pictus once existed in this region, but may now be extirpated due to human population pressures in this region.
Agadez Mosque is a prominent mosque in Agadez, Niger. Made of clay, it was originally built in 1515 and restored in 1844.
Niamey Grand Mosque
The Grande Mosquée is an Islamic mosque in Niamey, Niger. The largest mosque in the city, it is located along Islam Avenue. Funded with money from Libya, the mosque features a minaret with 171 steps from top to bottom.