16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Gateway to the desert - Niger

Agadez has a rich history of trade and commerce. It was key in the caravan trade back in the 15th century. The mosque's 27 meters tall minaret has served for centuries to watch out for enemies.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Agadez, Niger
Camera: E-M1
Copyright: © Antonio Mesquita