The imperial ceties of morocco

The imperial ceties of morocco

Fes ,Marrakech, Meknes and Rabat were, at various times, the greatest historical capitals of Morocco. They are the best thread to discover the core of the  ‘ Chérifien ‘ Kingdom .

 

Shining witnesses of Islamic civilization, the imperial cities are the flagships in the Western Maghreb.

Medinas and madrasas, mosques and palaces, fountains and gardens reflect the greatness of dynasties that have been succeeding. Discovering Morocco’s imperial cities, is to pass from the Atlantic coast to the Atlas Mountains through a constantly renewed landscapes and rich architectural, cultural and artistic heritages by their diversity

Each of these mythical cities was founded by a great Arab or Berber dynasty, who at a turning point in history, took it as its capital.

La Tour Hassan

La Tour Hassan

Being constructed in the fourteenth century, the Tower Hassan became the figurehead of Rabat. The choice of building the Mohammed V mausoleum at its feet, is highly symbolic of the interest that Moroccans attributed to that moment.
The necropolis of Chellah

The necropolis of Chellah

This impressive fortress, built in the twelfth century, overlooks the mouth of the Bouregreg River, separating Rabat from Salé. The lanes descending to the peaks of cliffs overlooking the estuary where you can contemplate the immense Medina of Salé.
Kasbah Oudayas

Kasbah Oudayas

This impressive fortress, built in the twelfth century, overlooks the mouth of the Bouregreg River, separating Rabat from Salé. The lanes descending to the peaks of cliffs overlooking the estuary where you can contemplate the immense Medina of Salé.

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