"Koutoubia Minaret" Top 5 Page for this destination Koutoubia Minaret & Koutoubia Gardens Tip by johnsakura

  marrakesh morocco
by johnsakura

Abou Bakr, head of the Almoravids, undertook the construction of a kasbah, nicknamed the "stone castle" only yards away from the present site of the Koutoubia. You can still see some ruins of the old "stone castle" nearby on the minaret area.

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  • Updated May 30, 2004
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