Tomb of Askia located in Gao, Mali, Africa is an UNESCO designated World Heritage Site. The place is of great cultural importance, as it is believed that Askia Mohammad I, a prominent Songhai Emperor, was buried here. The pre-colonial architecture of the Tomb of Askia was the first of its kind, which in future became a famous architectural style of Islam. The cultural and historical significance of the place make Tomb of Askia a popular name among the tourists of Mali.
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