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Ali Ben Youssef Mosque

Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #45 of 62 Attractions in Marrakech
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Another mosque in Marrakech. You can't go inside and is not that impressive from the outside. So take the photo and move on to the next one.

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Odense, Danmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

As for every mosque you connot come in side as a non-muslim. So rating concerns the outside which might not be fair.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

right next to the madrasa (which is well worth a visit), so it's a nice place to stop and take photo as only muslims are allowed entry.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Closed to non-Muslims of course. Walls and architecture is beautiful but that's as far as you can get. Grounds are well taken care of and by far the prettiest mosc.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

No non-muslims allowed so as with all mosques it's nothing more than a quick appreciation of the exterior & a few photos for the scrapbook. While mosques are part of the Marrakesh experience, one needs to keep in mind that muslim religious sites are not as open as the christian religious sites of Europe/the U.S. Nor are they as willing... More 

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Birmingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This like the other mosques was open for prayer times and men only at these times (no space for women to pray here). It was local to the riad and so a convenient and historical place to pray in. Peaceful and serene at these times

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Manchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We went to so many sites in Marrakech but enjoyed this from the outside. Very close to djamaa El fna square

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Beautiful building with wonderful architecture. A photographer 's paradise. Well worth a visit. Intriguing to be allowed in to a mosque.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Non Muslims weren't allowed in but the building was beautiful and the calls to prayer throughout the day were enchanting to hear.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

A fascinating visit with a great deal to see. The main court, the mosque and the students rooms are all superb.

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