See the burial site of the patron of Tlemcen that lies behind the walls of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene. Many come here for obvious religious purposes but also to worship the patron, himself. Even though the burial chamber looks simple, the rest of the buildings bears details which were handcrafted by craftsmen from Fes. In the center of the inner yard lies a well filled with water believed to bring blessings. The complex includes other rooms like the prayer room or the madrassa--Islamic religious school. Put Mosquée Sidi Boumediene at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tlemcen driving holiday planner.
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene reviews
We could only see this beautiful mosque from the outside as it was closed but we were impressed by the magnificent gate and the beautiful minaret. more »
A major place of pilgrimage, the resting place of a famous Sufi traveler from the 12th century. A short taxi ride from the centre of Tlemcen, one ascends to the ancient complex with a truly... more »
I cannot recommend this place enough. The guided tour for 400 DA is a very good way to see it. It is a little bit out of the way, but so worth it. Many parts of the mosque, mausoleum and the palace are original.
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