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Stroll around the majestic Tinmel Mosque

The Tin Mel 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 in Morocco open to non-Muslims, the other being the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca. Tinmel, is the home to the Almohade Dynasty where we can still see pieces of the Medieval fortress, the royal necropolis shelters, the remains of the founder Abdel Moumen and the spiritual master Ibn Toumert.  The Mosque has been recently refurbished, and it is a model of the Almohade art. It's probably not worth your while coming to Tinmel to see the Mosque, but if you're passing - probably going to/from Tizi n' Test, then it's worth stopping off for 15 minutes to take a look.

 

The cafe just outside the Mosque on the last bend as you drive up to the Mosque is very reasonable and serves decent mint tea for only a few Dirhams.


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