Kairaouine Mosque Fes, Morocco

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Founded in 857 by a wealthy woman from Tunisia, the Kairaouine is the second-largest mosque in Morocco and the country's spiritual center. Its minaret, dating from 956, is Morocco's oldest.

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318978
Names
Kairaouine Mosque
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Street Address
Fes el Bali (Medina), Fes, Morocco
Location
Coordinates
34.064719° N, 4.973239° W

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Kairaouine Mosque (Fes, Morocco)
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April 11, 2015