The Hassan II Mosque – 2012

The Hassan II Mosque, located in Casablanca is the largest mosque in Morocco and the third 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. A further 80,000 can be accommodated in the mosque’s adjoining grounds. Its minaret is the world’s tallest at 210 m (689 ft).

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

 

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

 

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

 

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

 

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

 

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

 

The Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque

 

 

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