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Address: Boulevard Mohamed Lyazidi, Rabat, Morocco
Description: The unfinished minaret surrounded by two hundred columns is Rabat's most...
The unfinished minaret surrounded by two hundred columns is Rabat's most famous monument.
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it's a historical site with a tall tower and several columns, a good place to take pictures specially in the entrance with the guards riding horses and wearing traditional guard... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Rabat, Morocco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

it's a historical site with a tall tower and several columns, a good place to take pictures specially in the entrance with the guards riding horses and wearing traditional guard clothes, and also you are allowed to stand in the columns and snap some nice pictures of yourself in the area. it is really a monument that represents the city... More 

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Cortez, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is a tower. You can't go up it and you can't even really get all that close to it. However, it is a neat little area of town and there are some things around there that are pretty neat.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The area consists of a tall tower and several collumns, which is a historic landmark for Morocco. The origin of the site remains unkown, some say the mosque's construction was never completed so the tower and columns are the only parts that were constructed and others say that there was once a mosque that was destructed and the only remaining... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I really enjoyed my time in Rabat and all this area is just amazing. I can only imagine how wonderful would it look like if it was finished. it is really huge and the view is spectacular from here.

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New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is not a reason to go to Rabat, but if you are there this is beautiful. The mosaic and work in Tomb of Sultan Muhammad V is stunning.

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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A simple tower that has nothing special to see. Only a big tower to tribute Hassan. Deserves a visit only because is a remarkable place, not for the beauty.

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Ames, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This mosque was planned by Almohad Sultan Yacoub al-Mansour in 1195 AD. but never finished. The extent of the mosque footprint is marked by bases which would have supported massive columns. Rising above this is a grand tower. This was intended to be the largest mosque with the highest minaret in the Muslim world. Today it is a monument to... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A real amazigh experience. Love the feeling, the tomb, the tower, everything. The souldiers guarding the tomb, took pictures. Loved Marocco!

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Impressive scale and space, but unfortunately covered with scaffolding when we visited, so you can't really see it. Hopefully they complete the work soon!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Hassan Tower is the minaret of an incomplete Mosque in Rabat. Instead of stairs the tower is ascended by ramps. It can be seen from almost anyplace in Rabat. If you go to the Mausoleum of Mohammed V the tower is in the same area.

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Address: Boulevard Mohamed Lyazidi, Rabat, Morocco
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region  >  Rabat

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