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Address: Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech 40020, Morocco
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A great monument overlooking a beautiful park. It was closed when we were there and I assumed only the grounds were open to visitors. Still a magnificent piece of architecture.

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Pacific Grove, California
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This beautiful Mosque and 253 foot Minaret tower over Marrakech as its intended focal point. The expansive exterior square facilitates massive numbers of overflow worshipers, but the interior is open only to those of Muslim faith. Although you most probably will drive by this landmark, it is worth walking its gardens and viewing up close. Completed in the 12th Century,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
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A great monument overlooking a beautiful park. It was closed when we were there and I assumed only the grounds were open to visitors. Still a magnificent piece of architecture.

Thank PHE22
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Koutoubia Mosque and minaret is the symbol of Marrakech. It has the twin in la Giralda de Sevilla, Spain.

Thank Eulalia C
Motril, Spain
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Koutoubia mosque has a beautiful Moroccan style of architecture. It is closed to all non-Muslims. You can rest and stroll in the gardens to recup from the heat and the noises.

Thank DenVi3549
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Koutoubia Mosque is the largest mosque in Marrakech. It was built on the site of the original Almoravid mosque which was destroyed by their successors the Almohads in 1147. It's minaret was the model for the Hassan Tower in Rabat, and stands 230 feet high. As is the case with all mosques in Morocco, it is closed to non-Muslim... More 

Thank AugustPhoenix
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting way from the noise hustle and bustle of the souk, just across the road. Nice place to sit and watch the world go by.

Thank David P
Pula, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Koutoubia minaret and mosque is an extraordinary place and radiates tranquility. The Koutoubia Minaret is the oldest of the three great Almohad towers (the others are the Hassan Tower in Rabat and the Giralda in Seville) and the most complete. It was built in the marvelous style of the Moroccan architecture. Prayers are Friday and nice to see people of... More 

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Bury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this mosque on the way to the square. Strongly advise to visit this place when in Marrakesh

Thank iram0786
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very attractive tower and mosque near the jemaa el fna .one can only enter if one is muslim .there is a park nearby with shady benches and vendors selling cold drinks .this is an easy walk from the bustling square with snake charners and many stalls ,similar to an open air souk .this square is surrounded by... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the area is nice to walk from or to el fna all this area is nice and must visit nothing spacial to write a bout it

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