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Hassan II Mosque

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The Hassan II Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الحسن الثاني), located in Casablanca is the largest mosque in Morocco and the fifth largest mosque in the world after the Masjid al-Haram (Grand Mosque) of Mecca and the Al-Masjid al-Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque) in Medina. Designed by the French architect Michel Pinseau and built by Bouygues. It stands on a promontory looking out to the Atlantic, which can be seen through a gigantic glass floor with room for 25,000 worshippers.

Source: Wikipedia - The Hassan II mosque

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Bilder in der Nähe von Morocco

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A: Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca entrance

von Konrad Łaszczyński, 20 Meter entfernt

The Hassan II Mosque is a mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. It is the largest mosque in the country and ...

Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca entrance

B: Hassan-II-Moschee

von Martin Hertel, 30 Meter entfernt

Eingang zur Hassan-II-Moschee in Casablanca, eine der größten Moscheen der Welt mit einem über 200 m ...

Hassan-II-Moschee

C: Minaret Mosque Hassan II - East

von mostafa morjane, 40 Meter entfernt

Minaret Mosque Hassan II - East

D: Minaret Mosque Hassan II - North

von mostafa morjane, 40 Meter entfernt

Minaret Mosque Hassan II - North

E: Minaret Mosque Hassan II - West

von mostafa morjane, 40 Meter entfernt

Minaret Mosque Hassan II - West

F: Minaret Mosque Hassan II - South

von mostafa morjane, 40 Meter entfernt

Minaret Mosque Hassan II - South

G: Hamamat - Mosquée Hassan II

von mostafa morjane, 80 Meter entfernt

Hamamat - Mosquée Hassan II

H: Mosquée Hassan II

von mostafa morjane, 80 Meter entfernt

Mosquée Hassan II

I: Mosquée Hassan II

von mostafa morjane, 80 Meter entfernt

Mosquée Hassan II

J: Mosquée Hassan II

von mostafa morjane, 80 Meter entfernt

Mosquée Hassan II

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