The Hassan II Mosque or Grande Mosquée Hassan II in Casablanca, Morocco is the largest mosque in Morocco. It is also the 13th largest mosque in the world.
The Hassan II Mosque was completed in 1993 and was named after the previous king of Morocco King Hassan II, 1929-1999. The interior of the mosque can hold up to 25,000 people while the outer court can absorb another 80,000. The mosque’s 210m high minaret and was designed by French architect Michel Pinsent. This is one of the few mosques in Morocco where non-Muslims can take a one hour guided tour inside. It is worth the visit as it is an architectural masterpiece with its elaborately crafted mosaics, fountains, and massive interior. The mosque is in Casablanca and is built beside the Atlantic Ocean where there are beautiful views of the coastline.