Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, Marrakech

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#4 of 19 in Historic Sites in Marrakech
Stand in reverence of the artistry and scale of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, 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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  • visit impossible for non Muslim, it looks nice from the outside anyway. the koutoubia is the culmination of Marrakech, no construction is allowed to overtake her, self a building of 5 floors (or 6 levels including ground floor).
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  • Watched only from outside. Is impressive! Was very glad to have this opportunity to personally compare minarets around the same age.
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  • Even if non-Muslims can not access the mosque is a large magnet. Surrounded by a huge square with gardens where you can rest well. The Koutoubia is the landmark and almost everywhere in the Medina ((of the roofs) to see.
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