Framed poster - The Hassan II Mosque - Casablanca, Morocco, Africa
Great Mosques of the Muslim Faith
The Hassan II Mosque - Casablanca, Morocco, Africa
It is the largest mosque in Africa, and the 5th largest in the world.
Capacity: 105,000 - Located in Casablanca - largest city of Morocco, Built 1993.
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The Hassan II Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الحسن الثاني, French: Grande Mosquée Hassan II) is a mosque in Casablanca, Morocco - Africa.
Its minaret is the world's tallest minaret at 210 metres (689 ft).
The minaret is 60 stories high topped by a laser, the light from which is directed towards Mecca. The mosque stands on a promontory looking out to the Atlantic Ocean; worshipers can pray over the sea but there is no glass floor looking into the sea. The walls are of hand-crafted marble and the roof is retractable.
A maximum of 105,000 worshipers can gather together for prayer: 25,000 inside the mosque hall and another 80,000 on the mosque's outside ground.
The building was commissioned by King Hassan II to be the most ambitious structure ever built in Morocco.
Work commenced on 1986, and was conducted over a 7 year period. During the most intense period of construction, 1400 men worked during the day and another 1100 during the night. 10,000 artists and craftsmen participated in building and beautifying the mosque.
The decorations in the hall are elaborate and exquisite made possible by involving 6000 master artisans of Morocco working on it. It is so large that it can easily accommodate the house of the Notre Dame of Paris or St Peter's of Rome.
Casablanca is Morocco's chief port and one of the largest financial centers on the continent. According to the 2014 population estimate, the city has a population of about 3.3 million in the urban area and over 6.8 million in the Casablanca-Settat region.