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Hassan II Mosque

Blvd Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah, Casablanca, Morocco
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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Casablanca
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Description: This stately mosque, a fine example of pure Moroccan architecture, is the only one in the city that non-Muslims may visit.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful mosque!!!! Almost sitting in the Atlantic Ocean, it's the most exciting attraction in Casablanca. They run daily tours (check with your hotel for times) and if you're a student, make sure you say so as you can get a half price discount! The tour guide explained everything clearly and succinctly. And photos are allowed inside, but not... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The only mosque we visited in Morocco. Extremely big and quite amazing from an architectural point of view. Not quite a national necessity from a financial point of view considering that some areas (such as the Hammam) were built just to show visitors and tourists. Interesting and friendly guided tours!

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London, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Largest minaret on any mosque in the world; built on a very prominent position by the sea, just to the north of the Medina in Casablanca. There are guided tours available; these are given in a number of languages. They are not cheap, however: MAD110 per person. The scale of the building, and its surrounds, are amazing. Well worth a... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

I loved everything next to beach and nice shopping near by great history and the mosque is very well built with Moroccan design

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Babylon, New York
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

I arrived in Casablanca that day and had not caught up with my tour group yet and decided to catch a petit cab to the mosque. 20dh, not terrible but I would recommend using the meter and not taking no for an answer! The grounds are immense and breathtaking - considering about 80k people are there during the holy season... More

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

This is the 3rd biggest mosque World Wide and the biggest outside Saudi Arabia. It is also the tallest in the world. But what makes it really worth a visit if you are non muslim is it's location by the sea in front of the Atlantic.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

During a cruise trip we vistied on 1 day Morocco Casablanca and Rabat. The Hassan II mosque by the sea is about the only event worth visiting in Casablanca. Be sure to check the visiting hours, because it is not always open, best visits our during prayer times.

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sheffield,united kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We were going to explore Casablanca on our own, but decided at the last minute to go on a coach tour,and we were so glad we did, as we saw loads more than we would have done on our own. We set of and went past homes that can only be described as slums and then further on ,we came... More

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Visited this mosque with our kids and a tour guide. Fortunately, he was full of information about the mosque, how it was funded, and was able to give us a lot of insight. This place is unbelievable, and the location could not be more beautiful. Built right over the Atlantic.

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Our cruise ship stopped here and this was #1 on our list to do in Casablanca. My husband and I were not with a tour group so we had to purchase our own tickets which was tricky to find! (Though if you are like us and look confused long enough someone will come to your aid!) Near the entrance there... More

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