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“Visible from most places” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret
Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech, Morocco
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“Visible from most places”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Set in lovely gardens and listening to the 'calling to prayer' is quite haunting. Only disappointment is that you cannot enter

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“koutoubia”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

It is just ok and not available to non muslims. They discriminate against ppl in this way. You are however, able to look inside.

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“Beautiful sight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Lovely minaret, visible from everywhere and useful for getting your bearings. Nice gardens all around and a cleaner and less frenetic part of the city

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“beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

A lovely mosque, we didnt go inside but there are grounds around the mosque. its right next to the main square so it soon became a familiar sight for us.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“We went up the minaret”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

We were lucky as we bumped into the Qari/muazzanin (mosque prayer announcer), and being muslim we were allowed to go inside to the top of the minaret and saw amazing views and learnt some history of the mosque. The building is surrounded by nice gardens to relax in.
The orange trees growing in the adjacent garden are very sour, not for eating raw.

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