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From the Arabic word menara (manara) meaning lighthouse, the minaret is the main tower on a mosque. Inside there is generally a staircase for the muezzins or criers to climb to announce the beginning of the prayer session.


Koutoubia Mosque - Marakesh - Morocco
Male - Maldives
Dubai - UAE
Blue Mosque - Istanbul - Turkey
Male - Maldives
Istanbul - Turkey
Blue Mosque - Istanbul - Turkey
Moulay Idriss - Morocco
Doha - Qatar
Hassan II Mosque - Casablanca - Morocco