Tour Hassan - Rabat - Maroc
La tour Hassan est une tour célèbre de Rabat. Le sultan Yacoub El Mansour (XIIème siècle) projetait de construire la plus grande mosquée du monde musulman, après celle de Samarra en Irak. Les travaux furent abandonnés après sa mort en 1199. La tour devait culminer à plus de 60 m, mais n'atteignit que 44 m.
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Text by Steve Smith.