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Lalla Aouda Mosque

Lalla Aouda Mosque

Lalla Aouda Mosque is a historic mosque located in Meknes, Morocco. It was originally built in 1276 AD by the Marinid sultan Abu Yusuf Ya'qub as the main mosque in the Kasbah, which he built in the same period. As for the current mosque, it was built between 1672 and 1678 by the Alaouite sultan Ismail Ibn Sharif (Moulay Ismail). 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: 13th 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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