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Almohads

Sites connected to the Almohad Caliphate:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almohad_Caliphate

World Heritage Sites connected to Almohads

  • Medina of Fez Gates such as Bab Mahrouk, Bab Guissa
  • Medina of Marrakesh Koutoubia Mosque " The minaret was completed under the reign of the Almoahd Caliph Yaqub al-Mansur (1184-1199)"
  • Rabat Hassan Tower "Founder of the Hassan Tower, Yaqub al-Mansur, was a member of the Almohad Dynasty"
  • Seville The Giralda "The tower's first two-thirds is a former minaret from the Berber Almohad period of Seville" (wiki)

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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. be explained, with reference to a source