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“central landmark” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret
Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #28 of 99 Attractions in Marrakech
Type: Religious sites, Architectural buildings, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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“central landmark”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This has to be the first attaction that you want to see if only to get your bearings in Marrakech. It can be seen from most parts and if you can see it you should not get lost. its true that non-muslims are not allowed to enter, however it is still a worthwhile attraction that can be visited at any hour of the day or night as it looks different in sunlight to when it is floodlit at night.

Hint - the orange trees in the garden are not in fact orange trees adn the fruit should NOT be eaten

Visited February 2015
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“A must-see stop during your stay in Marrakech”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Even though non-muslims are not allowed inside, this is still a wonderful and iconic structure to visit in Marrakech! Great location too as it is right outside the main entrance to the famed square and medina. Even if you only have one day in Marrakech, you really should make it a point to visit and see the beautiful grounds surrounding it.

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“A shame”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

It is a shame non muslims cannot visit those wonderful and beautiful places. I was eager to get inside but could only get an outside view

Visited May 2014
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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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“The only high-rise in town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

A great landmark to orientate oneself by from the midst of the Medina. Lovely wide open space and gardens around. Shame one is not allowed in to have a peak at the inside.

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“Nice view”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We were not allowed inside but it is a beautiful mosque on the outside and includes ruins of a former mosque that was removed when the new one was built.

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