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Kairouan was founded in AD 670 by Oqba ibn Nafi. The Great Mosque is an important pilgrimage destination. The city was declared a UNESCO cultural heritage site in 1988. The medina walls are over 4 miles long.
The Mirhab Dome marks the position of the mirhab which points in the direction of Mecca. more travel advice
The arcades surround the courtyard, they form long aisles to protect people from the sun. If the Mosque is full people... more travel advice
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