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“beautiful- great gardens too” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret
Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech, Morocco
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Marrakech
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“beautiful- great gardens too”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Visited during Ramadan so saw the faithful called to prayer at sundown. Magically haunting.
Muslims are not allowed access butyou can take photos from the doorway.

Visited July 2013
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“Can't go inside”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Nice from outside and to sit in its grounds, not much else really. Still has to be visited ofcourse!

Visited May 2013
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Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
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“lovely architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Koutoubia Mosque has a long and interesting history and it is a pity if you don't take a look at the architecture of one of the most beautiful and unique mosque. The minaret is the central attraction. I recommend you to read a little bit of history regarding this mosque before seeing it.

Visited June 2013
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Espinho, Portugal
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“Lovely week in Marrakech”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

though you can't visit it unless your moslem it as lovely surrounding gardens and it minaret imposes over the city.

Visited July 2013
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Ankara, Turkey
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“Don't pay attention to beggars”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Around the mosque there are a lot of doxies. Be careful about your bags and privates when you are in Marrakesh. We did not experience any dissapointing event but protection is always useful. Koutoubia Mosque is open for praying. But non muslims can not enter to inside of the mosque.

Visited July 2013
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