Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech

4.2
Stand in reverence of the artistry and scale of Koutoubia Mosque, constructed during the 12th century CE. The mosque includes a large courtyard and gardens, while the main sandstone and brick represents the traditional Almohad style, with minimal decorations taking the form of geometrical holes and inscriptions. The towering minaret stands 77 m (253 ft) tall, with a spire of gilded copper balls. You can plan Marrakech trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Big central Masjid in Medina and 5 minutes walk to Jamma Al Afna where plenty of shops and a fresh juices.  more »
  • We visited and had a walk around the mosque area. The building dates to around the 12th century and its minaret is quite tall at about 80 or so metres high. The minaret was built by Spanish captives.....  more »
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  • Comes in handy as orientation. Westerners / non moslims aren't allowed to visit any mosques in Morocco - except the one on Casablanca (why...?). So what's there more to say...
  • Beautifully intricate construction. An oasis of calm adjoining the bustling Marrakech market. The nighttime illumination sets it aglow, visible from a long distance.

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