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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Not the first time in a Mosque for me - but the first time in a Mosque of such importance. It is striking , mostly by the size of the it and also by the fact that is very simple in appearance but... more »
It’s the biggest mosque in Tunisia and one of the big four in the world. Locals say that visit this great mosque 7 times, equals the visit to the holy city Mecca. It’s simple but beautiful and act as.... more »
Top pilgrimage site, in a very picturesque town. Was too late to enter, but beautiful from outside. Worth considering a guide, but manageable alone. Nice storefronts.
The best place to visit in the city. Taking pictures here are nice. Some sovernirs sold outside. Remember to bargain before your purchase.
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