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Asilah



Asilah
Introduction

1. Lookout with graves

2. Ramparts

3. The babs

4. El-Kamra tower

5. Palais de Raisouli

6. Grand mosque

7. City scenes

8. Wall paintings

9. Frying vegetables

10. Town church

11. The long beach

12. Southern cliffs

Practicalities




















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ASILAH
Town church


Asilah, Morocco


Asilah's church, the San Bartholome lies well out of the medina. It was built by Franciscan priests from northwest Spain. It is still in use by local Christians, being one of a very low number of churches permitted by Moroccan authorities to ring with its church bells every Sunday. Nuns here teach local Muslim children in handcrafts and reading.
The church is open for visitors, any time, admission free. Ring the bell alongside the church.





By Tore Kjeilen