Great Mosque of Taza

Great Mosque of Taza

The Great Mosque of Taza is a mosque in the medina of Taza in Morocco. It was built by the Almohad sultan Abd al-Mu'min in the period after 1142 AD and the walls were completed in 1172. The mosque was enlarged during the reign of the Marinid dynasty in 1292-1293 AD.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Fès-Meknès

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Taza and the Great Mosque

Date of Submission: 1995

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