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The unfinished minaret surrounded by two hundred columns is Rabat's most famous monument.
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Boulevard Mohamed Lyazidi, Rabat 10000, Morocco
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I found the architecture to be boring. I also felt extremely uncomfortable because i received a lot of nasty looks from locals - not sure why, I was fully covered. If I'm honest, I was expecting more from this site.

Thank hazzamarri2442
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was definitely worth seeing.....however lots of tourists!! Parking is very easy close to the entrances.

Thank Meg44AixenProvence
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Hassan tower but only from the outside, it is worth seing because there is nothing like it in north america.

Thank liligauthier7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is part of the tomb site and stands as an unfinished minaret with a substantial base but nothing more. It was to be the tallest minaret in N. Africa if completed.

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few hours near the hassan tower. It has a unique architecture. Very nice to contemplate the early arabian architecture

1  Thank hichamben2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was Nice to see the tower. It was vert nice. The place around it was great to contemplate the Arabian architecture. It had a great view on the river.

1  Thank cameliaz2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an excellent place to see in Rabat. Part of it was in renovation. We were able to walk around. We were also able to see the mosilium near by.

1  Thank malikakhan
Reviewed 1 week ago

In Arabic, this minaret is said to be "allati nisfuha thahab" which has a double meaning: the first is "The minaret which is half gold" and the second is "the minaret which lacks the upper half" and that is the right thing. The upper half...More

1  Thank Maria P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an unfinished historic minaret in a big square. I think this area is the best place to visit in Rabat.

Thank Hooman24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This square is in front of the Tomb. It has many columns of different heights. It is very popular with the locals as well as tourists. The place can be reached by the tram

Thank anita n
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Andrea B
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