Mosque of Coquimbo - Centro Mohammed VI para el Dialogo de las Civilizaciones, Coquimbo

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Get a sense of Chile's multicultural society at Mosque of Coquimbo - Centro Mohammed VI para el Dialogo de las Civilizaciones, an Islamic cultural center serving the city's thousands of Muslims. Inaugurated in 2004, the mosque features a design by Moroccan architect Faissal Cherradi and was built by craftsmen hailing from the Arab world. Pay special attention to the minaret, a scaled replica of the Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakech. Allow one of the knowledgeable and friendly tour guides to lead you to the top floor of the mosque, where breathtaking views across Coquimbo reward your ascent up the flight of stairs. Before you head to Coquimbo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Coquimbo tour planner, to make sure you see all that Coquimbo has to offer, including Mosque of Coquimbo - Centro Mohammed VI para el Dialogo de las Civilizaciones.
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  • If coming from La Serena catch a #1 direct bus (600 pesos) to Coquimbo. How you arrive UP to the Mosque depends on the route and mode of transport you select. Visiting hours are available on the web a...  more »
  • Due to the timing of our visit we were only able to see the Mosque from the outside. We enjoyed hearing about it from our guide, Felipe of South Excursions, and it certainly looked impressive from the...  more »
  • You can visit Monday-Thurs. 9:30-12:30 and 14:30-17:00 Fridays 12:00-16:00. Sat and Sun. 11:00-13:00 y 14:00-16:00 . It is a beautiful copy of a Morrocan mosque. Remember to wear socks since you must ...  more »