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“Quite pretty from the outside”

Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret
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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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“Quite pretty from the outside”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Looks nice from the outside, but would have been good to see inside. I'm not sure what the problem with mosques and non-muslims is in Morocco - I have visited mosques in other countries (e.g India) and there was never any problem with it. The gardens behind the building are quite nice but nothing to write home about.

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Mosque”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

The mosque was nice from the outside but was not able to go into it as they would shut down after prayer times.

Visited May 2013
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San Francisco, California
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“Impressive and imposing structure”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

It would be great to be able to see inside the mosque to 'feel' the spirit of Islam that is all around.

Visited May 2013
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Kent, England
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“A pretty mosque in an interesting area”
Reviewed May 18, 2013

Beautiful minaret and adjacent to the very interesting Saadian Tombs. Non-moslems cannot enter the mosque but the surrounding area is well worth a visit, as are the tombs.

Visited May 2013
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Bowie, Maryland
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“Interesting”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

You can't miss it, and it is nicely lit up at night. We couldn't go inside but it has an interesting history.

Visited April 2013
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