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Minaret

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
   
Mississauga
 
       
 
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