Timbuktu Attractions - Grammar School and Sankore Mosque

Away from the centre of the city, on one side of a large empty area, is ...

... the Mahamane Alassane Haidata Grammar School .. built on the site of the
Ancient Sankore University in Timbuktu .. it has around 35 teachers and 750 students.

Directly opposite the school is ...

 ... the Sankore Mosque, which today is a small university that has preserved some of the
precious ancient manuscripts that were saved from the Moroccan invasion of 1591.

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