Mosque of Moulay al-Yazid

Mosque of Moulay al-Yazid

Mosque of Moulay al-Yazid, also known as Kasbah Mosque, is a historic mosque located in Marrakesh, Morocco. It was built by the Almohad caliph Yaqub al-Mansour between 1185-1190 AD. The mosque was restored by the Saadi sultan Moulay Abd Allah al-Ghalib in the 16th century AD, and later by the Alaouite sultan Sidi Muhammad Ibn Abd Allah in the 18th century AD. The mosque of Moulay al-Yazid 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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