The architecture of this mosque is beautiful. I throughly enjoyed praying in the masjid. I believe non Muslims are not allowed to enter it and were taking photos from outside.
About Kairaouine Mosque (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin)
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You're charged 20 dirham pp (about US$2) It used to be a place where people went to study more about the Qur'an, now is just used as a Mosque. You can just visit the small yard, the others areas are only for the Muslims pray.
Right in the center of everything and it stands out from the white exterior and minaret but it is not really open for visits by non-Muslims so I really cannot say too much about it. If you are walking by (which we were as part...More
The Qayruwan Mosque is one of the most fascinating in Fez. It also has an extraordinary history, having been founded by two women (Fatima and Miriam Al-Fikhri) from Tunisia
Like all mosques access is only allowed in the main courtyard, but is worth it anyway. You can admire the beautiful decorations, arches.....
The Masjid of the oldest university founded in the world by a Muslim lady named Fatima. The Masjid is beautiful and the courtyard shines in the sunshine, a great place for muslims to offer there daily prayers and a beautiful site for all to see...More
Very rich history and a "must-see" for history buffs or Muslims visiting Morocco. It's just an old mosque tucked in the heart of the old city with a washing area and an old sun dial. They strongly discourage non-Muslims from stepping foot inside. Only pictures...More
As we are not Muslim, we are not allowed to go inside this mosque. We have walked past many time over the past few days. Today as we were walking past the main doors were open so we got a look inside. The courtyard looked...More
Blown away by the artists who built this Mosque. Amazing attention to detail and precision was evident. Peregrine guided tour, this made it easier for us to understand this architecture and history side. Hint: camera, suitable footwear and clothing, recommend you allow a lot of...More