Hassan II Mosque
|Hassan II Mosque|
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Mosque|
|Geographic coordinates||33°36′26.4″N 7°37′57.2″W / 33.607333°N 7.632556°W|
The Hassan II Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الحسن الثاني) is in Casablanca. It 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. It was designed by the French architect Michel Pinseau. It was built by Bouygues. it stands on a promontory looking out to the Atlantic, which can be seen through a glass floor with room for 25,000 worshippers. A further 80,000 can fit in the mosque's adjoining grounds. Its minaret is the world's tallest at 210 metres (689 ft).
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- ↑ "Bouygues website: Hassan II Mosque". Archived from the original on 2008-12-05. Retrieved 2009-04-11.