Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech

4.2
#4 of 19 in Historic Sites in Marrakech
Stand in reverence of the artistry and scale of Koutoubia Mosque, 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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  • The mosque's minaret with its spectacular Moorish ornament, is the city's tallest and a great way to orient yourself. The mosque is only open for prayer to Muslims. However, the building is...  more »
  • You will see the minaret as soon as you get close to the Medina, and it is truly nice (especially from all the rooftop bars all over the Medina). However, the mosque is closed to non-muslims and the.....  more »
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  • It was fine. You can't go in if you're not Muslim, of course. The outside is nice to look at, but not a must-see while you're in Marrakesh.
  • A beautiful big old Mosque and I was very proud to have visited. It was helpful on more than one occasion when it came to navigating your way around the city.
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