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Mosquee de la Cite Portugaise

| Cite Portugaise, El Jadida 24000, Morocco
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Great photo opportunity

Unfortunately you cannot enter unless you are Muslim, but its an architecturally unique minaret and... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
nibrika
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Marrakech, Morocco
Mosquee de la City Portugaise, El Jadida

Unfortunately you cannot enter this mosque but visually it is quite spectacular. It's unique 5... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Bob H
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Mississauga, Canada
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| Cite Portugaise, El Jadida 24000, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Unfortunately you cannot enter unless you are Muslim, but its an architecturally unique minaret and very photogenic Can get different views of it from the ground and then also by walking around the walls of the old city

Thank nibrika
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Unfortunately you cannot enter this mosque but visually it is quite spectacular. It's unique 5 sided build makes it a great photo opportunity.

Thank Bob H
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Old lighthouse now in use as minaret. Difference in architecture drawn you to words the building. Unfortunately cannot go in.

1  Thank towfik2017
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Standing in the center of the picturesque former Portugese stronghold, it a good photo-spot in El Jadida. Enter through the main entrance of the old Town and you will find it to your left.

2  Thank Superkatt
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

Unfortunately, the same as for all but one mosque in Morocco, you can't go in. However, it is well worth looking at the outside to see the unique five-sided design of the minaret. So many people come to the Cite Portuguese, rush up the main...More

2  Thank mishmishapricot
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Reviewed 25 February 2015

This Mosque is just situated by the entree of the medina in El jadida, it's amazing architecture, still has the same original design and great building to stand for long.

1  Thank IBouyecho
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Reviewed 5 February 2014

You can't go in, as is the case for all but 2 mosques in Morocco. However, the minaret makes a great backdrop for photos, especially as it is unique in Morocco in being 5 sided and that the "edges" of each side are rounded rather...More

3  Thank 549JohnW
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