Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech

4.2
#4 of 19 in Historic Sites in Marrakech
Stand in reverence of the artistry and scale of Koutoubia Mosque, constructed during the 12th century CE. The mosque includes a large courtyard and gardens, while the main sandstone and brick represents the traditional Almohad style, with minimal decorations taking the form of geometrical holes and inscriptions. The towering minaret stands 77 m (253 ft) tall, with a spire of gilded copper balls. You can plan Marrakech trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • It's nice to look at, there's a little park to the side. There's some nice places to eat near by with terraces so you can look at it from them too. There's not really much else to say, it's just a nic...  more »
  • Very beautiful monument that this mosque, like all mosques in Morocco, it is very well maintained. The park is quite nice, not exceptional either. You can find a few benches in the shade by looking well in the aisles parallel to the central aisle.
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  • I really liked this mosque, because the architecture is so beautiful. I recommend going there at sunset, since you will get great pictures. I would also suggest to visit the surrounding parks - also a lot of good photo opportunities!
  • Beautiful place. It was really a nice place to take a walk and enjoy the gardens. There were a lot of vendors selling orange juice, sugar cane juice and other snacks. It was nice to just relax for a bit and have a juice to cool off during the hot summer days!
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