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Storks, or Bellarj in Marrakech

Storks (their arabic name is Bellarj) occupy a special place in Marrakechi culture.  These magnificent birds are a common site both in the air and nesting on the rooftops of ancient buildings and palaces. The Medina of Marrakech is UNESCO … Continue reading

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Saadian Tombs

Saadian Tombs, Kasbah Located South of the Jema al fna in the Royal Kasbah district of Marrakech. The Saadian tombs were sealed in the sixteenth century and left largely undisturbed until 1917. They are now open to the public and … Continue reading

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