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“Very nice, peaceful place to relax” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret
Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #17 of 80 Attractions in Marrakech
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Another historic mosque near the city center.
London, United Kingdom
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“Very nice, peaceful place to relax”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

right weather for it. splendid views. we hung out at the nearby park, lovely trees providing shade for benches. we asked around and waited until 2pm for the mosque to open. being a muslim, we got to go in for prayers and have a walk about. i dont think theres anything very special to see inside. read carpets and white pillars everywhere. it cannot be compared to the cordoba mosque over in spain (maybe the minaret). still nice place to get away from the seering heat. oh and there's a KFC restaurant nearby lol :)

Visited March 2013
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“the icon of Marrakech”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Love the minaret. It is also an ideal guide to help you locate yourself when in Marrakech.
I did not get to go in, I would have loved to visit the mosque

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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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