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After visiting Tlemcen, El Mansourah is worth visiting although not much remains. The minaret... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Istanbul, Turkey
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Very old place founded by the Marinids

I found this monument so artistic, an amazing islamic culture overwhelming the place, a must-visit... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Amîr C
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

After visiting Tlemcen, El Mansourah is worth visiting although not much remains. The minaret though is still very impressive .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NesligulD
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I found this monument so artistic, an amazing islamic culture overwhelming the place, a must-visit, calm and clean, it was a good experience visiting it, I recommend for all.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amîr C
Reviewed 3 May 2018

The single face of Mansourah's great minaret stands within ruined walls of what was once the mosque of the Merinide capital of Eastern Algeria. It is beautifully inlaid with turquoise tile and its doorway is richly carved. Not to be missed while in Tlemcen.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A historical site presenting the remainings of a military city built by the Merinide sultan"Abu yakoub" in 1299. It's in open air .

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rihab B
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Call in. Beautiful ruined remains of a huge mosque built in 1335. Provides a bit of a lover’s lane for the locals, and why not? It does have a romantic air about it. The prayer hall measuring 60x55m is visible and the 40m minaret.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Beckybumbledrop
Reviewed 22 October 2017

It is an interesting place particularly if you know about its history; the place lacks basic infrastructure, restaurants, toilets, guiding signs, or enough information. However I could learn about its history from the internet. Worth to visit if you are visiting Tlemcen but read about...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Omar A
Reviewed 19 August 2017

There must be something you see there. You can park your car for free some meters far from the spot. Or you can pay just next to the location. Get a selfie, use 360 pics, or street view to enjoy the experience.

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank Aek R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Ruins of an early 14th century castle. The tower is nice and some bits of the walls remain. It's all not very imposing. There is an entrance fee.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank lalalalinder
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Worth visit - altough the place is actually very small, surrounded with the ruins of walls, which reminds of its magnificency. Still the minaret is very beautiful and interesting.. You can see it from quite distance, as it reaches almost 38 m.. Very nice

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank daniela k
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