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“Just peaceful!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret
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Private Guided City Tour: Discover the Authentic Marrakech
Ranked #19 of 153 things to do in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Just peaceful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Really nice and peaceful, you can sit down and enjoy the view, or take a break, because you will need it!

Visited February 2014
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“Normal”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A mosque like many others in the country that has a garden around where people pray. Nothing special but ok.

Visited August 2014
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Guilford, CT
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“Classic landmark”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This Mosque symbolizes Marrakech for many people. We could not go in, but in the evening many families gathered here and went across the street to the Jmaa El Fnaa. It was not as hard to cross the street here as it could be in NYC. Overall, pretty place but I found it unusual to see some of the fountains dry.

Visited August 2014
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“Looks alright but it's not that special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

As non-Muslims aren't allowed inside, you're just looking at the outside of a building. It's as nice as any building is from the outside and worth seeing whilst in Marrakech but I wouldn't say that it's particularly spectacular. I'm sure that inside it is lovely but you can see it from 500 yards away, you don't need to make the trip up close.

Visited August 2014
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“Interesting to look at & nice Photo op but nothing more for non--muslims”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

As with most (if not all) mosques, non-muslims are not allowed inside. As such, this was a 15-20 minute walk around attraction that provided a nice photo background.

Visited September 2013
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