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Kouba Baroudiyine, the Almoravid koubba, a hidden gem in Central Marrakech

The oldest building in Marrakech is the Kouba Baroudiyine, the washrooms from the original Mosque built by, and named after Ben Yussef the second King of the Almoravid dynasty. Sadly this is the only remaining example of the highly decorated … Continue reading

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El Baroudiyine

The historic El Baroudiyine district is located in the centre of the Marrakech medina at the northern edge of the Souks which lead down to the Jema al Fna. The area contains some of the most important Islamic buildings in … Continue reading

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