The Great Mosque of Kairouan, Kairouan

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Dating back to 670 CE, The Great Mosque of Kairouan represents one of the oldest and most influential places of worship in the Muslim world. The vast complex boasts fortress-like walls enclosing a prayer hall and a huge marble courtyard. Reused Roman slabs with Latin engravings serve as a testament to the age of this mosque, as does one of the oldest minarets in the world. To find out how to plan a trip to Kairouan, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • The Great Mosque is open in part to non/Muslim visitors . The building is incredibly beautiful and resonates history , a guide is invaluable to learn the details of the building and it’s past . Also r...  more »
  • It's a simple place, and yet the feeling there is soulful and deep, it's worth a visit, being the 4th most important mosque in the world after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem, it's significant. A great pa...  more »
  • Lovely place. Visited feb 2019 and came back July 2019. This is how much I love this place. And Tunisia in general.
  • One of the landmarks of Kairouan. Built in 670 and is still very well preserved. It is currently used for the daily Muslim prayers. Can also be visited by tourists having different faiths and religions.
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