Grande Mosquée Hassan II

The great mosque of Casablanca is the third largest mosque in the world after Mecca and the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta. Built on the sea, it has a minaret of 200m high, making it the highest religious building in the world
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Hassan II mosque is a Religious and cultural complex. Set on nine acres, it is the largest mosque in the country and one among the largest in the world. it can accommodate over 105,000 worshipers during major religious ceremonies, particularly in the month of Ramadan. 

The minaret of the mosque is the highest religious building in the world with 200m tall. Built from November 07th 1986 to August 30th 1993. It's amazing  the contrast between its gigantism, and  fine work made by the artisans.

Some Facts

Architect Michel Pinseau (1929-1999),

50 million hours of work,

11,000 employees

80,000 indirect jobs

300,000 m3 of reinforced concrete

40,000 tons of steel

10,000 m² of aluminum tiles

250,000 m² travertine, marble, granite

53,000 m² of Cedarwood

10,000 m² of zellige *

67,000 m² carved and painted plaster 

10,000 m² of tadelakt *