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Mosquee Sidi-bel-Abbes

Nord de la Medina | Bab Tagzhout, Marrakech, Morocco
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Significant and still relevant

While not so close to the usual sites for a tourist, we are really glad we made the effort to find... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2015
BecstarAbroad
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Bicester, United Kingdom
ok

Nice building but quite expensive entrance fee!! The surrounding areas are a bit rough and wouldn't... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2015
nikkiwinter
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Moraira, Spain
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  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
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4 Dec 2015
“Significant and still relevant”
9 Sep 2015
“ok”
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Nord de la Medina | Bab Tagzhout, Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

While not so close to the usual sites for a tourist, we are really glad we made the effort to find the Mosque Sidi-bel-Abbes. The disabled and blind still congregate here and the house for the blind is still operating to help them. By default...More

1  Thank BecstarAbroad
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Nice building but quite expensive entrance fee!! The surrounding areas are a bit rough and wouldn't bother again

Thank nikkiwinter
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Like all the other mosques in Marrakech you have to be muslim to visit. So it is not possible to get in otherwise. Therefore it is not worth planning to go there unless you are muslim.

Thank Gunnersen
Reviewed 26 August 2015

The shrine of Sidi Bel Abbess, Patron Saint of Marrakech and the blind, who died in the thirteenth century, is at last appearing on maps as an important part of the tourist trail. Not only is the complex of shrine and mosque quite beautiful but...More

3  Thank Philip B
Reviewed 10 January 2015

This site is a zawiya (also spelled "zaouia" in French), a religious complex usually devoted to a particular Muslim saint and including the saint's mausoleum, alongside a mosque and other potential facilities. If you walk around the medina, you'll probably stumble on some of these...More

3  Thank BobPraz
Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

The mosque was ok on the inside. The Guardian of the mosque wanted to show around the mosque and in the end he wanted money for him and the blind people who lived there. He asked for 200 dirham which we of course didn't give...More

Thank Charlie B
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