Koutoubia Mosque

Yacoub el Mansour built Marrakesh’s towering Moorish mosque on the site of the original 11th-century Almoravid mosque. Dating from the early 12th century, it became a model for the Hassan Tower in Rabat and La Giralda in Seville. The mosque takes its name from the Arabic word for book, koutoub, because there was once a […]