THE GREAT MOSQUE HASSAN II
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.
Architect Michel Pinseau (1929-1999),
50 million hours of work,
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 *