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Kongo Mosque

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The Kongo Mosque is next to the Kongo River, its a small building but the only "cultural" place in Diani Beach / Ukunda, besides that is an interessting area, you can take a guide and go with a boat on the Kongo River to the villages around, a tourist guide is recommended, otherwise... maybe the locals in the bush mug you

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