Morocco Postcards – Casablanca
Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca on the banks of Atlantic Ocean, Designed by French architect Michel Pinseau.
The details inside the mosque is quite exquisite and warrants spending a few hours. We just had one hour in between getting in and out of Casablanca (transit) and were not sure if it was worth getting to the mosque (~40 km from airport), as it was cloudy and getting dark (~5 pm, Nov). In end it was an impulsive decision to still catch a quick glimpse but it got progressively darker and cloudier (started drizzling) and by all accounts looked like we made a bad choice – till the lights in the mosque came alive and contrasted with the blue hour to make a beautiful frame