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Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

The outside is a mosque with a high minaret, and a large area with remains of an older mosque. Apart the minaret, nothing special. But, I would have liked to go in the mosque. But, when doors of a mosque are open, as soon as one approaches a bit, the locals start saying "défendu, défendu..." You're not even allowed to take a peek of the inside

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Though non-Muslims are not allowed inside, the exterior of the mosque is quite beautiful, and is a great photo-op. Though, in my opinion, there are many more stunning mosques in the world, the Koutoubia Mosque is a signature site in Marrakech, and shouldn't be missed.

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Reviewed May 2, 2013

Close to the Jemaa el-Fna square you will find the Koutobia Mosque, Minaret an Gardens . Quite big you can see eat almost all over Marrakech , so its a good landmark if you need directions. . Its quite beautyfull , originaly built in the 12th century and next to it you will find the remains of the Almohad Mosque . Also you a have a nice entrance and a garden if you to sit down and wait for prayer time.Close there is the Turismo Office and a kind of mini bus central !

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Reviewed April 26, 2013

Must visit, beautiful.

But be mindful of the people asking for money as once you give one you have to give them all so have plenty of change on you!

Thank KsrandZain
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

Non-Muslims are not allowed to visit, but you can see the architecture up close. This is an iconic landmark in Marrakech.

Thank lelionrouge
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