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As-Sunna Mosque in Rabat

As-Sunna Mosque in Rabat

As-Sunna Mosque, or Assounna Mosque, is a historical mosque located in the Moroccan capital, Rabat. It was built in 1785 AD by the Alaouite sultan Moulay Mohammed ben Abdallah. The mosque was restored in the 19th century and then in the 20th century in 1969 during the reign of King Hassan II, when the location of the minaret was changed and rebuilt. The mosques was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2012 as part of Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City a Shared Heritage.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Rabat-Salé-Kénitra

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: Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City a Shared Heritage

Date of Inscription: 2012

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