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Koutoubia Mosque

Koutoubia Mosque

Koutoubia Mosque, or Kutubiyya Mosque, is the largest mosque in Marrakesh, Morocco. It was originally built in 1147 AD by the Almohad caliph Abd al-Mu'min and was entirely rebuilt in 1158. As for the minaret, it was completed in 1195 during the reign of the third Almohad Caliph, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 as part of Medina of Marrakesh.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Marrakesh-Safi

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Medina of Marrakesh

Date of Inscription: 1985

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