The mosque is the major feature on the oldest hill in the city, offering unrivaled 360 degrees view of Kampala from its tower. The Mosque is regarded as one of the largest in Africa, reputed to have enough space to accommodate 35,000 worshipers at a time.

A visit to the mosque accords the traveler an opportunity to experience a mix of modern and traditional, African, European and Arabic influences, making the mosque a worthy visit while in Kampala.