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Hassan II Mosque

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The Hassan II Mosque or Grande Mosquée Hassan II is a mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. It is the largest mosque in Morocco and Africa and the 7th largest in the world. Its minaret is the worlds tallest at 210 metres . Completed in 1993, it was designed by Michel Pinseau and built by Bouygues. The minaret is 60 stories high topped by a laser, the light from which is directed towards Mecca. The mosque stands on a promontory looking out to the Atlantic Ocean, the sea bed being visible through the glass floor of the buildings hall. The walls are of hand-crafted marble and the roof is retractable. A maximum of 105,000 worshippers can gather together for prayer: 25,000 inside the mosque hall and another 80,000 on the mosques outside grounds.

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Timings:
For Guided Tour
Satuarday to Thursday: 9am, 10am,11am and 2pm
Friday: 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM

Entry Ticket:
For Guided Tour
Adults: 120dh
Students with ID: 60dh
Children (under 11): 30dh

Opens on:
All Days

Other Information:
Type: Mosque
Opened: 30 August 1993
Height: 210 m
Architectural Style: Moorish architecture
Architect: Michel Pinseau
Material: Cedar, Marble and Granite

Address:
Sour Jdid, Casablanca, Morocco

Closest Local Transport:
How to Reach
By Bus
Stand: Bus 67 to Sbata

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