Built in the Hispano-Moorish style this mosque is a splendid showcase of North African architecture which stands out even more because it is planted among rows of French-style buildings. The minaret is about a 100ft high.
You have to pay to enter the Mosque but it's all so worth it. I could star at this intricate mosaic work for hours.
This is the entrance to the Courtyard, Hammam and Tea shop.
The Courtyard, with its fig trees, fountains, hookahs and mint tea, is the perfect place to relax.
It all began with the tea shop selling North African delicacies like Turkish delight, almond cakes, baklava and so on. The tea place got so popular that a full-fledged restaurant serving Couscous, Tagine and so on, followed suit very quickly.
Some fried chicken, Tagine and Couscous with a glass of very sweet, very nice green mint tea. Bon Appetit.
The only off-putting thing about the visit was the number of beggar women outside the Mosque. I guess it's the same of any place of worship, but these women, many of them in sunglasses to protect their identity (?) were a little intimidating!!!