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Address: Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech 40020, Morocco
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Enjoy from a distance. As a non Muslim you cannot go in

A wonderful survivor from 1199 well maintained and floodlit it is a joy to see from a distance but as a non Muslim you cannot go in. Look at it and wonder what the rest of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Great looking Mosque. As we are not Muslims and therefore not allowed to go inside. It is the highest building in the Medina. Definitely worth a walk around the outside of the building The building is lit up at nights.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

A wonderful survivor from 1199 well maintained and floodlit it is a joy to see from a distance but as a non Muslim you cannot go in. Look at it and wonder what the rest of the city must have looked like at its medieval peak.

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Thank J Robert G
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This ancient mosque built in 1184 is visible from the end of Mohammed V Avenue to the new city annex. The minaret largely built from brick, sandstone and ceramic tiles is 77 meters tall. Our guide pointed out the curved windows and arches of the mosque and explained how the intricate details of its craftsmanship was not just for aesthetics... More 

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Thank Indiana_Jonesse
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is quite a pritty little part of the city to visit just be carful of the women that will grab your hand if your a woman and insist on painting henna on your hand and then insist you pay her . Other then that it as a quite quiet vibe for a place in the middle of a large... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You cannot go inside unless you are Muslim which seems a shame but is the same throughout the country. It's worth a pit stop for pictures as it's a landmark visible in most parts of the city. The gardens next to it are reasonably calm in comparison to the square close by.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very important landmark in Marrakech and is visible from most places, as it is the tallest building because nothing is allowed to be built higher. As it is aso working place of worship and I am not a muslim, I wasn't allowed to enter I could only admire the exterior. You really can't miss it!

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Thank SteveS1970
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much I can say about this, apart from breathtakingly beautiful, definitely a must see especially in the evening when all lit up, then take an evening stroll through the gardens next to it.....

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Thank Maxine H
brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The main mosque in the medina surrounding by small gardens. Comes alive mainly on a Friday evening when hundreds of people descend for prayers. Quite a sight to see.

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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't go inside which is a shame since you can in other countries, even as a non muslim. Still a beautiful exterior and nice gardens. Great to see it towering over the medina.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place with a park. The best time to see it is when the sun is setting down, colors go crazy!

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