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CHEFCHAOUEN MOROCCO


CHEFCHAOUEN MOROCCO

CHEFCHAOUEN MOROCCO
CHEFCHAOUEN MOROCCO

You are welcome to Chefchaouen, the blue pearl, located at the edge of the Rif Mountains in northern Morocco. An old and renewed past and the beauty of this city is a tourist treasure and before that is a cultural heritage and shows the authenticity of the Moroccan civilization and genius and skill and sense of art wonderful and prestigious.

It was founded in 1471 on the orders of Prince  Ali Bin Rashid. Chefchaouen was well known for its Arab Andalusian architecture, its people 's passion for mysticism, and the painting of houses from abroad with blue.

It was inhabited by Andalusian Muslims who were expelled by the Spaniards, whether they were of Arab origin or the origins of Spanish they were embraced Islam.it was also considered a fortress where the Mujahideen were protected from Attacks and colonialism.


CHEFCHAOUEN MOROCCO
CHEFCHAOUEN MOROCCO


Top Landmarks OF Chefchaouen

Al-kasaba: it was the official  Residence for Prince Moulay Ali Ben Rached,  it contains the Ethnographic kasbah Museum where you can find many ancient historical antiques Which summarizes the history of the city of Chefchaoun.

Waterfalls Akchour: they are waterfalls located on the road between the Wadlao and the Chafchaouen it is a beautiful natural sight to be visited in Chefchaouen, An area worth exploring and enjoying.

The Suweika neighborhood
: it was established in1422, about 80 families from Andalusia lived during the period of Moulay Bin Rashid, and contains a decorative fountain to form the most important fountain in the city.

Al-Andalus neighborhood: It was established in order to accommodate the second group of immigrant families coming from Andalusia. This was in 1492, and it is very similar to the neighborhood of Suweika, but the houses are more than one floor and each house has several entrances.


 Al-Ansar neighborhood: Located in the north-west of the city wall, which is very different from the former neighborhoods in terms of design; because of the immigrants here did not adhere to the original standards prevailing in their homes.

 The Sabban neighborhood: is located along the road that leads to a place known as the head of water. It includes a series of mills, especially the traditional ones that were used to grind and crush the olives. It also includes an old and traditional vase located near the Qantara.


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