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All reviews call to prayer focal point great landmark tallest building prayer times gardens surrounding friday prayers reference point orange trees beautiful building your bearings during ramadan worth a visit the main square jemaa el walk around muslim
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Mosque is a great way not to get lost. If you can see it and walk toward it you know you are walking toward the big square (Jemaa). The surrounding grounds are lovely and a hang out place for locals. Be sure not to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a grand mosque, that it’s not filled even on Friday. There were some security outside, together with the vendors and beggers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HockLye
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a really nice place to visit. The gardens around are like a nice and quiet oasis inside the overcrowded Medina

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christina_Maraki
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great piece of architecture and very ancient mosque. The minaret is very high and focal point of guiding to various places of interest- The Medina is just behind it and the other hotels are at the other streets. Apparently this is the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

in the medina area.make a walk and take nice photos in front of the nice building in the square. nice place to make a walk

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kikidam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the main landmark of the city and is a great navigational aid for the Jemaa square with its markets and restaurants. A great piece of architecture.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 195mickc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large mosque adjacent to the Medina section of Marrakech. The Minaret is so high that we used it as a waypoint to find our way around town. Adjacent to the mosque there are nice gardens with orange groves and the remains of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 1 week ago

The minaret is 70 metres high and built in the 12th century. The structure looks like new and at the top are three copper balls. Adjacent are the remains of the original mosque.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CliveT64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mosque is surrounded by a beautiful park and orange groves. It’s open to prayer for Muslims daily. While you’re around, make sure to grab some fresh juice from one of the vendors around the grounds. It’s so refreshing and inexpensive!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mahfik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a small park near the mouske but only muslims can go and the atmosphire is niceinside' the minerate in butiefull

Date of experience: November 2018
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17samanthat
March 31, 2018|
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Response from ToMorocco | Reviewed this property |
Normally Koutoubia at any time you can go to see; but just the muslims can get access to his minaret.
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ahmed f
January 11, 2018|
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Response from Naseeemaa | Reviewed this property |
Apologies. I’m not actually sure what time jummah starts. When we went we spent the whole morning there and that way we didn’t miss it. If you look non tourism guides it may help.
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April 2, 2017|
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Response from khadijah24 | Reviewed this property |
No just modest dress as a Muslim
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