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The unfinished minaret surrounded by two hundred columns is Rabat's most famous monument.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Boulevard Mohamed Lyazidi, Rabat 10030, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another must-see in Rabat. The tower, which is impressive for its time, was never actually completed. Around the tower there are stone pillars which are ruins of the mosque that was to be built. Next to the site, there is the Mausoleum of Mohammed V,...More

Thank Yussef O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hassan Tower is one of the most proeminent monuments of Rabat since it's on a hill next to Bou-Regreg river and can be seen from various places in Salé. Since its construction is incomplete you can admire the poles that were set to support the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Rabat, capital of Morocco, was also one of the historic capitals and one of the stops on my imperial cities tour. As attractions it doesn’t offer much but the Hassan Tower is really worth a visit. This amazing tower was the ambitious project of the...More

Thank Marziomartel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive work of art just across another notable architectural monument. Like any religious sites, respect of the place is in order.

Thank mscarlos2180
Reviewed 1 week ago

The feature at this site is the minaret of an incomplete mosque in Rabat. It was commissioned by Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, the third Caliph of the Almohad Caliphate in 1195. When he died in 1199, construction on the mosque stopped. The modern Mausoleum of...More

1  Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hassan Tower is the historical icon of Rabat and would be the minaret of a mosque The tower, the columns of the unfinished mosque and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, form an important historical and tourist complex in Rabat, situated on a wide esplanade...More

Thank José T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hassan Tower is an incomplete minaret and mosque on the grounds of the Mohammed V Mausoleum. It was intended to be the largest minaret and mosque in the world.  Because the sultan who commissioned the building of the mosque died (in 1199), construction stopped, and it...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This and the adjacent mausoleum are, in addition to the medina, the few sites to see in Rabat, so it's worth going to.

Thank EdK_IL
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Earlier this year I visited Rabat and Hassan Tower. It was an amazing place, very clean and also very interesting. I would certainly recommend it as a place to visit when in Rabat.

Thank gayle t
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Really a good place to visit. Original landscape an beautiful monuments together hassan tower as tomb and place. Nice garden outside

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January 6, 2016|
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