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Address: Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech 40020, Morocco
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Beautiful mosque in centre of Marrakesh.

Well worth a visit and right in the centre of Marrakesh. Highest building in city. A useful landmark if you get lost. Just ask to be directed to the mosque.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved everything , specially the name because it reminds me o Qutub Minar in India. Very nice gardens and the monument is amazing too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Koutoubia is one of the symbols of Marrakech. It is an amazing point of recognition if you ever get lost in the city. The Koutoubia is located opposite Jamaa al Fna Square. Get yourself a souvenir, in this case a small Koutoubia being sold by a friendly guy for only 15 MAD.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An interesting old building which is a landmark in Marrakech. Could only look outside as no entry to non Muslims. There are gardens next to the mosque which are very pleasant.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit and right in the centre of Marrakesh. Highest building in city. A useful landmark if you get lost. Just ask to be directed to the mosque.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great looking Mosque. As we are not Muslims and therefore not allowed to go inside. It is the highest building in the Medina. Definitely worth a walk around the outside of the building The building is lit up at nights.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful survivor from 1199 well maintained and floodlit it is a joy to see from a distance but as a non Muslim you cannot go in. Look at it and wonder what the rest of the city must have looked like at its medieval peak.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This ancient mosque built in 1184 is visible from the end of Mohammed V Avenue to the new city annex. The minaret largely built from brick, sandstone and ceramic tiles is 77 meters tall. Our guide pointed out the curved windows and arches of the mosque and explained how the intricate details of its craftsmanship was not just for aesthetics... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is quite a pritty little part of the city to visit just be carful of the women that will grab your hand if your a woman and insist on painting henna on your hand and then insist you pay her . Other then that it as a quite quiet vibe for a place in the middle of a large... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot go inside unless you are Muslim which seems a shame but is the same throughout the country. It's worth a pit stop for pictures as it's a landmark visible in most parts of the city. The gardens next to it are reasonably calm in comparison to the square close by.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very important landmark in Marrakech and is visible from most places, as it is the tallest building because nothing is allowed to be built higher. As it is aso working place of worship and I am not a muslim, I wasn't allowed to enter I could only admire the exterior. You really can't miss it!

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