10 beautiful black and white photos of Harry and Meghan's visit to Auwal Mosque on Heritage Day in South Africa

 
 
 
  • The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Heritage day visited Auwal Masjid in Bo-Kaap. It was built in 1794 and is the first and oldest mosque in South Africa. Here's an inside look at the mosque that today welcomes visitors of all denominations and hosts inter-faith dialogues to develop inter-communal and inter-faith understanding between South Africa’s varied communities regularly. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24)
  • Upon arriving inside, Meghan and Harry removed their shoes. Meghan was wearing a modest olive-green dress with a cream headscarf and Harry again wore a light suit with a powder blue shirt. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24)
  • Harry and Meghan then viewed the first known manuscript of the Qu’ran in South Africa, which was drafted from memory by the first Imam, Tuan Guru, while he was imprisoned on Robben Island, before they were introduced to faith leaders. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24)
  • The royals were then introduced to a representative of the Church of England, the Chief Rabbi, Christian and Muslim youth leaders, as well as students who participated in the London-Cape Town interfaith exchange. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24)
  • The duchess was quick to assist when a guest's headscarf slipped off her head. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24) 
  • The duke and duchess were in a happy and friendly mood despite their packed itinerary and whirlwind tour of South Africa so far. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24)
  • Harry and Meghan then sat down to speak to youth leaders of the community and listened as they shared stories of their experiences, challenges, and learnings. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24)
  • The atmosphere was electric as the royals listened to the youth members within the calm setting of the mosque as the crowd grew larger outside to catch a glimpse of the British royalty. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24)
  • It was one of the youngest members in the group, seated closes to Meghan, that caught her attention. She whispered something to the young guest while Harry was speaking to other members seated around him. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24)
  • The Duke and Duchess then left the mosque to continue Heritage Day celebrations in the Bo-Kaap, before heading off to a special dinner with invited guests. (Photo: Bashiera Parker/Channel24)