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Africa: heritage sites tour of Marocco - the medina of Marrakesh


Halina Bednarz 2009-07-30

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Marrakesh was founded in 1070–72 by the Almoravids


To the present days remained several important heritages: the Koutoubiya Mosque, the Kasbah, the battlements, monumental doors, gardens..

Moreover later monuments include the Bandiâ Palace, the Ben Youssef Madrasa, the Saadian Tombs, several great residences and Place Jamaâ El Fna, a veritable open-air theatre.


the Koutoubiya Mosque

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monumental doors

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battlements

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Bahia Palace

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Later monuments include the Bandiâ Palace, the Ben Youssef Madrasa, the Saadian Tombs, several great residences and Place Jamaâ El Fna, a veritable open-air theatre.

Bahia Palace - gardens with orange trees
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Bahia Palace - gardens with orange trees


Bahia Palace - interior
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Bahia Palace - interior


Bahia Palace
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Bahia Palace


Ben Youssef Madrasa

Ben Youssef Madrasa
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Ben Youssef Madrasa


Ben Youssef Madrasa
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Ben Youssef Madrasa


Ben Youssef Madrasa
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Ben Youssef Madrasa


the Saadian Tombs

the Saadian Tombs
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the Saadian Tombs


Qoubba

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Place Jamaâ El Fna

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