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Ali Ben Youssef Mosque

Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #44 of 92 attractions in Marrakech
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Aug 10, 2014
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Birmingham
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Merseyside
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
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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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

The mosque makes for a nice photograph opportunity from the exterior. My father and I walked and the outside and took a number of pictures. I'm not sure if entry would have been allowed for non Muslims There were one or two locals outside trying to sell passing tourists a guide book but they weren't too pushy and actually had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Went there during the prayer time with my wife but she was not able to go in as there is no women space but i was able to go in and pray. The courtyard the tiles are chipped and needs a bit of restoration. The place where abulation is performed is very nice. The prayer hall needs a lot of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

The mosque is a bit run down inside. There are some tilework but a lot of it is chipped, and the building could do with a lick of paint. The central courtyard is also not well maintained. The roof is also quite simple. I dont think you can climb the minaret. It has beautiful arches and could have been a... More

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