Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

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Cultural-Historical, Religious

Description

Established in the 12th century, one of the most prominent buildings in the Muslim world is the Koutoubia Mosque. For the five daily calls to prayer at pre-elevator hours, it was such a climb at 220 feet / 61 meters, so a spiraling ramp was built for the muezzin to mount on horseback.

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19.99 °C

3.14 meter/sec, 289°

27%

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17.27 °C

1.39 meter/sec, 291°

28%

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13.57 °C

1.43 meter/sec, 302°

37%

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