Tinmel - The forgotten mosque
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Tinmel - The forgotten mosque

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The Tin Mal Mosque is a mosque located in the High Atlas mountains of North Africa. It was built in 1156 to commemorate the founder of the Almohad dynasty, Mohamed Ibn Tumart. It is one of the two mosques inMorocco open to non-Muslims, the other being the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca. The prototype for the Tin Mal mosque was the Great Mosque of Taza (near Fès), also built by Abd al-Mu'min. The Koutoubia in Marrakechwas in its turn modelled on it.

Source: Wikipedia - The Tinmel Mosque

  • MoUzEs- Maciej J. Lorek over 1 year ago
    Very interesting place, nice pano!Like!Best regards from Denmark
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    Bilder in der Nähe von Morocco

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    A: Moschee von Tinmal

    von Martin Hertel, 20 Meter entfernt

    Ruine der Tinmal (auch Tinmel)-Mosche, gelistet als UNESCO WeltKulturerbe und Ausgangspunkt für das A...

    Moschee von Tinmal

    B: Tinmal und die Moschee

    von Martin Hertel, 120 Meter entfernt

    Blick auf den Ort Tinmal (auch Tinmel), die Moschee, Teil des UNESCO Weltkulturerbes und den Hohen Atlas

    Tinmal und die Moschee

    C: N'fis Valley - Morocco

    von Christian Laheyne, 12.0 entfernt

    The N'Fiss rises on the eastern flank of Djebel Tichka and first flows eastward. At the bottom of the...

    N'fis Valley - Morocco

    D: Tizi N Test Pass

    von Martin Hertel, 19.6 entfernt

    Blick vom Tizi-N-Test-Pass hinunter in das fruchtbare Souss-Tal und hinüber zum Antiatlas. Dahinter b...

    Tizi N Test Pass

    E: Without light

    von mostafa morjane, 49.2 entfernt

    Without light

    F: The medical caravan of askaoun 1

    von mostafa morjane, 50.9 entfernt

    The medical caravan of askaoun 1

    G: The medical caravan of askaoun 2

    von mostafa morjane, 50.9 entfernt

    The medical caravan of askaoun 2

    H: the medical caravan of askaoun 3

    von mostafa morjane, 51.0 entfernt

    the medical caravan of askaoun 3

    I: Meridien N Fis Pool Out

    von Alan Billyeald, 73.6 entfernt

    A lovely site in Marrakech, Morocco.The swimming pool of the Meridien N´Fis Hotel is surrounded by a ...

    Meridien N Fis Pool Out

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