Mausoleum of Mohammed V

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Coordinates: 34°01′21.41″N 6°49′19.01″W / 34.0226139°N 6.8219472°W / 34.0226139; -6.8219472

The Mausoleum
Mausoleum of Mohammed V through mosque ruins

The Mausoleum of Mohammed V is a historical building located on the opposite side of the Hassan Tower on the Yacoub al-Mansour esplanade in Rabat, Morocco. It contains the tombs of the Moroccan king and his two sons, late King Hassan II and Prince Abdallah. The building is considered a masterpiece of modern Alaouite dynasty architecture, with its white silhouette, topped by a typical green tiled roof, green being the color of Islam. A reader of the Koran is often present, having his assigned seat. Its construction was completed in 1971. Hassan II was buried there following his death in 1999.

Interior of the Mausoleum with a Koran reader