Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, Marrakech

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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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  • A great Mosque and Minaret, we visited during Ramadan and the Mosques was host to evening prayers for hundreds of people, an amazing sight.  more »
  • The beautiful, 77m-high minaret of the Koutoubia mosque is one of the most iconic symbols of Marrakech, visible from many vantage points throughout the city. Non-Muslims are not allowed inside the mos...  more »
  • Main mosque of Marrakech, cannot be visited, but he must see autour gardens and various doors.
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  • Beautiful mosque and beautiful gardens. Very quiet, very well kept. You can feel very at peace there. The mosque is beautiful, it's wonderful to be near such an historical monument.
  • Beautiful structure, love the hustle and bustle of the plaza. Come at late afternoon to witness the tower baskkng in the last light of the day
  • Don't get it! Really nice from the outside but no admittance to non Muslims so can only guess what it's like inside. Nice small garden area behind it to sit and catch some rays. Really looks good out up at night and is great for getting your bearings as it's the highest building in the city.
  • The place is mind-blowing from the distance and even so as you get more close to it. You can't get to the inside but can see it from the outside. If you want you can even cross the street and have a nice walk at the park and seat at a bench and enjoy the view. It's even better when the sun is going down.
  • Beautiful setting however there was no sign of how to go in, or do anything? The area around it is very busy and a lot of people!
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