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Koutoubia Mosque

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The Koutoubia Mosque or Kutubiyya Mosque ">) is the largest mosque in Marrakesh, Morocco. The mosque is also known by several other names, such as Jami al-Kutubiyah, Kotoubia Mosque, Kutubiya Mosque, Kutubiyyin Mosque, and Mosque of the Booksellers. It is located in the southwest medina quarter of Marrakesh. The mosque is ornamented with curved windows, a band of ceramic inlay, pointed merlons, and decorative arches it has a large plaza with gardens, and is floodlit at night. The minaret, 77 metres in height, includes a spire and orbs. It was completed under the reign of the Berber Almohad Caliph Yaqub al-Mansur , and has inspired other buildings such as the Giralda of Seville and the Hassan Tower of Rabat.


Daily: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Mosque & Minaret closed to Non-Muslims

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Opens on:
All Days

Other Information:
Type: Mosque
Material: Brick, Sandstone, ceramic tiles
Minaret: 1
Minaret Height: 77 m
Architect: Almohad Caliph Yaqub al-Mansur
Architectural Style: Almohad

Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech, Morocco

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How to Reach
By Bus
Stand: Terminus Arset EL Bilk
Frequency: 2 min

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