Amazing and spectacular.The Kairouan mosque is the 3rd mosque in Islam.After Medina and Al Aqsa in Jesusalem.
About Great Mosque of Kairouan
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This is a must for anyone visiting Tunisia. The great mosque has been well maintained and is a well visited attraction. The Friday I visited had about 4 coaches awaiting from Europe I think to see the courtyard. So I'd say it's a well visited...More
We visited outside prayer times so it was very quiet. The decor inside is really nice and has a very simple but traditional feature to it. Had a good chance to enjoy the coolness and serenity inside the mosque. The building is also very grand...More
The mosque is beautiful and have an amazing place in history.It is the oldest Muslim place of worship in Africa and is commonly regarded as the fourth holiest site in Islam (after Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem).The mosque is very well maintened and it is very...More
Many interesting (and very old) details and photo opportunities. Avoid the guides - they only want your money and know less than your guidebook!
This old city is the first "Islamic" city built in North Africa. Its Grand mosque underwent many renovations and expansions, keeping the original building surviving in the front. The huge surface area either indoors or the outdoors are breath taking. The old city inside the...More
We were told this was one of the most important religious centres in Tunisia. Having taken a bus trip to see this ‘unforgiving gem’ we couldn’t actually find the entrance to gain access, as all the doors were locked. Having walked the perimeter we eventually...More
The Great Mosque's brilliant architecture and innovative design offer a significant tribute to early Arabian genius. Its four water reservoirs are an engineering feat. The mammoth prayer room, fabulous rugs and massive columns accommodate more than 3K people inside. The majestic courtyard fits 10K -...More
Breathtaking atmosphere in this 'fourth religious city' where everything feels just out of time, from its beautiful Casbah, Bir Barrouta (Camel's well attraction), magroud (traditional sweet) shops and above all the Great Mosque!