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Address: Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech, Morocco
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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The iconic pic from Marrakech

If you visit the main square you can't miss it. It's also the tallest in Marrakech. Just behind the mosque are some beautiful gardens to walk through on the way to pay the La... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

As with all mosques in Morocco, entry in is only allowed to those practicing that religion. Unlike minarets in other countries, Moroccan Minarets are square not circular structures. Good photo opportunities and nice gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The mesquita is so near Medina and is so beautiful and it is a most seeing place in Marrakech. It is a pity woman can not enter it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

If you visit the main square you can't miss it. It's also the tallest in Marrakech. Just behind the mosque are some beautiful gardens to walk through on the way to pay the La Mamounia Hotel a visit. Make sure that you're not wearing flip flops, shorts or a t-shirt though as you won't be allowed in the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

RIght outside the medina and main square this site is worth a trip to visit. Gardens are nice and it is a nice way to start or end your hectic day shopping at the Souks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

from our hotel garden we saw this everday.only around a 5 minute walk from our hotel.medina gardens. in the day looked a bit scruffy the surrounding area.a lot of dodgy teenagers and tramps around.also not a very nice smell near walls .??? urine.at night it looked amazing lit up.good for pics .you see this landmark all over Marrakech.cant get lost... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

As all you can do with this (and all the mosques in Morocco) is look at the building from the outside as non Muslims are not allowed in. It will not take you more than 10 minutes to walk around it and take a few shots. The building itself has nothing to highlight even tough I've read that it's a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We used this mainly to get our bearings! Its a shame you cannot visit, but customs are to be respected. We did get some spectacular photos both during the day and especially at night time, there was a brilliant lightning storm whilst we were there and it really lit up the Mosque well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is by far the tallest standing minaret in Marrakesh and does serve as a good meeting point. It’s the location of where our shuttle to/from our resort would get us. So, keep that in mind if you need.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

You are not allowed inside of the mosques unless you are muslim, I know a lot of tourists don't care and just go in but it is a very disrespectful thing to do, it's part of their religion and culture so let's respect it. The mosque can be seen all the way from the medina and probably from any hotel/hostel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Possibly biggest minaret in Marrakech. Historically beautiful, Religious and great architecture.Next to the Market of Jemma El Fana. Loved it.

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