As the sky slowly changes from the deep dark blue to the faint purple, and the more and more pink, the layers of clouds suddenly become bright, this experience is magical and exciting, look forward, Djemaael-Fna Square The southwestern part is the most famous monumental building, the Koutoubla Mosque. It is 70 meters high and can be seen in all directions from a few miles away. It was built by the Sultan Jacoby Mansour (1844-1199) of the Almuwadid Dynasty, formerly the site of the 11th-century Almuwahid dynasty mosque, whose light tower is the world. The oldest and best preserved of the three most famous light towers, the other two are: Hassan Tower in Rabat and the Girada Light Tower in Seville, Spain. There used to be a book market here, and now only Koutoubia (from Koutoubia or Kutub, the Arabic word for "book") is left.
There are many mosques in Marrakech. If you can only choose a mosque to visit, the Koutoubia Mosque is definitely the best choice. It is not only a World Heritage Site, but also the highest religious status in Marrakech. It is also the old Marrakesh. The center and the highest point of the city. The
mosque was built in 1195 and was built by the architect of Yashup El-Mansour, who built Rabat in that year, to commemorate the victory of defeating the Spaniards.
Compared with other mosques, the uniqueness of the Koutoubia mosque is that when the minaret was built, nearly 10,000 bags of precious spices were mixed in the mud of the bonded stones, giving the mosque a rich aroma. It is still fragrant and so-called "fragrant tower".
JOJO’s wonderful trip
The Koutoubia Mosque is a landmark in Marrakech. Compared with other mosques, the uniqueness of the Koutoubia Mosque is that when the minaret was built, nearly 10,000 bags of precious oil were mixed in the mud of the bonded stones. Spices, the mosque exudes a rich aroma, so far still scented, so it is also known as the "fragrant tower."