Thursday, July 22, 2004

Qarawiyin

The Qarawiyin Mosque, which was enlarged to its present form in the 12th century, is the largest in North Africa and can accommodate about 22,000 worshipers. Only Muslims are admitted into the mosque, but the interior can be glimpsed through the building's 14 doors. The mosque's roof is supported by 270 pillars forming 16 naves each of 21 horseshoe

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