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Grande Mosque

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Address: | Médina de Sousse, Sousse 4000, Tunisia
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Nice place with beautiful architecture, and beautiful atmosphere, I prayed jumaa there... Wide outdoor praying area

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with beautiful architecture, and beautiful atmosphere, I prayed jumaa there... Wide outdoor praying area

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tiles are beautiful. The mosque is no longer used for educating the young, so we are lucky that the historic building is kept in reasonably good condition. A custodian cleans the tile floor, so that in the event of rain, the water flows into the cisterns without tons of trash. He even cleaned up the pigeon poo. I was... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very old mosque which is being kept in a great shape . Open to all visitors . Daily guided tours by the locals can be joined at almost all times for small amount of money . A nice mosque.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I have meant to go to this Mosque on so many occasions that I thought I'd would try this time when I was in the centre of Sousse The man at the door was very friendly and wanted to tell me more about the Mosque, such as the separation for men and women by screens with them all actually being... More 

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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

As it is well-known it's almost impossible to get into the mosque. Fortunatelly this place wasn't even worth entering.

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Was welcomed to the Mosque by the locals, respecting their rules etc. The mosque is huge and has a very peaceful atmosphere.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Great Mosque of Kairouan is one of the most impressive and largest Islamic monuments in North Africa. It is also one of the oldest places of worship in the Islamic world, as well as a model for all later mosques in the Maghreb.

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Very interesting and had a nice feel to it.Security was a wee bit intimidating but i suppose this is natural for this area.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

Beautiful old mosque in the heart of the UNESCO heritage site of the old souk. The mosque is spectacular and is a haven of peace and tranquillity within the UNESCO souk. Both compliment each other and have been there for centuries. This is the beating heart of Sousse. Non Muslim visitors can visit in the morning.

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Interesting visit to historical site. Be aware of the narrow steps when climbing the high tower, and unguarded areas.

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