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Make sure to see the gardens

The Koutoubia is stunning and well worth a closer look. But the gardens are, for me, what makes this place. Sitting in the shade of the palm trees, watching the men pick the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Koutoubia is stunning and well worth a closer look. But the gardens are, for me, what makes this place. Sitting in the shade of the palm trees, watching the men pick the oranges whilst gazing on the magnificent mosque on one side with the snow-capped mountains on the other side in the distance is a real treat!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Non-muslims cant enter. We just admired it from the outside. Its very close to the market Jamaa el fna. Since its pretty tall we can take it as an irientation point in the city if we're looking for the market. Since non-muslims can't enter it's a 5-minute activity to go around and take some pics.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extensive gardens, simple architecture and great landmark. Come and take a stroll in the gardens after you had enough of the hustle and bustle of the medina and the Djeema el Fnaa. Orange trees in abundance, lots of people having picnics etc. Interesting atmosphere. The mosque is closed for non-muslims, but try and sneak a peak through the open doors... More 

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Pound Ridge, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit. Great view of what society can do when we work together to build and preserve something of religious and historical importance.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Koutoubia is in so many ways the landmark object for your stay in Marrakech with the really tall minaret. Surrounded by gardens with orange and palm trees it is located bang in the centre of everything. Regardless if you want to our not, you wouldn't be able to miss it. Worth a look in.

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Harrismith, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed near the mosque,excellent architecture and breathtaking views from the top,just absolutely spectacular

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very impressive minaret which can be seen from most places in the city. It has lovely gardens around it and by night looks amazing

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see - you can spot it from miles away in the City - such a beautiful mosque and centuries old - amazing architecture. Make sure you take your selfie in front of it!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here but you can only see it from outside as people who are not Muslims cannot go inside. Do not allocate it more than half an hour as it is just the main building and the small gardens around it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the must visit places in the heart of Marrakesh!You must respect the local religious law and read the instructions if you want to enter the monument.

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