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oudaias-museum

The Oudaias museum is situated in the opulent lodge built by Moulay Ismail in the XVIIth century as his Rabat residence.

musee-de-maroc-telecom

Morocco Telecom Museum is located in the center of Marrakech, at the entrance of the Cyber Park Arsat Moulay Abdessalam, the ancient garden Arsat Moulay Abdessalam.

national-archaeology-museum

 National Archaeology Museum was built in 1932 and enlarged a few years later to display the finds resulting from intense archaeological research, this museum has housed the National Museum collections since 1986. It is one of the most sumptuous in Morocco.

au-grain-de-sesame

Au Grain de Sésame is a social enterprise producing ecologically sustainable arts and crafts. Founded in 2008 by artist Asmaa Benachir, today Au Grain de Sésame features an expansive art gallery, a literary café, and a production workshop for training in eco-artisanship.

museum-mohamed-vi-of-modern-and-contemporary-art

The Museum Mohammed VI, modern and contemporary art (MMVI) is part of broad policy development and strengthening of cultural infrastructure major Morocco. This is the first museum in the Kingdom to devote himself entirely to modern and contemporary art, and to meet international museum standards.

mausoleum-of-mohammad-v

The Mausoleum of Mohammed V is a historical building located on the opposite side of the Hassan Tower on the Yacoub al-Mansour esplanade in Rabat, Morocco. It contains the tombs of the Moroccan king and his two sons, late King Hassan II and Prince Abdallah. The building is considered a masterpiece of modern Alaouite dynasty architecture, with its white silhouette, topped by a typical green tiled roof, green being the color of Islam. A reader of the Koran is often present, having his assigned seat.

hassan-tower

Hassan Tower or Tour Hassan is the minaret of an incomplete mosque in Rabat, Morocco. Begun in 1195, the tower was intended to be the largest minaret in the world along with the mosque, also intended to be the world’s largest. In 1199, Sultan Yacub al-Mansour died and construction on the mosque stopped. The tower reached 44 m (140 ft), about half of its intended 86 m (260 ft) height. The rest of the mosque was also left incomplete, with only the beginnings of several walls and 200 columns being constructed.

cathedrale-saint-pierre

St. Peter’s Cathedral of Rabat is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in downtown Rabat, Morocco, at place du Golan. It is built in Art Deco and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Rabat. Construction of the cathedral started in 1919. The chief architect was M. Laforgue. The inaugural ceremony was presided by Hubert Lyautey in 1921, and the cathedral became operational in November of that year. The two towers of the cathedral, distinctive of the Rabat skyline, were added in the 1930s.

royal-palace-of-rabat

Dâr-al-Makhzen is the primary and official residence of the king of Morocco. It is situated in the Touarga commune of Rabat, the national capital. Since the reign of sultan Muhammad ibn Abdallah, the Alaouite sultans and kings have maintained a palace in Rabat. The current building was built in 1864, to replace the older palace, by Muhammad IV.

chellah

The Chellah, is a medieval fortified Muslim necropolis located in the metro area of Rabat, Morocco, on the south side of the Bou Regreg estuary. The Phoenicians established a trading emporium at the site and called it “Sala”. This was later the site of the ancient Roman colony of “Sala Colonia”, in the Roman province of Mauretania Tingitana.