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Ar-Roua Mosque

Ar-Roua Mosque

Ar-Roua Mosque, also known as Al Azhar Mosque, is a historic mosque located in Meknes, Morocco. It was built in 1775 AD by the Alaouite sultan Mohammed ben Abdallah and is considered one of the largest mosques in Meknes. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996 as part of Historic City of Meknes.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Fès-Meknès

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 18th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Historic City of Meknes

Date of Inscription: 1996

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