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Meknes



Meknes
Introduction

1. Imperial city

2. Bab el-Mansour

3. Koubba el-Khayatine

4. Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail

5. Dar el-Makhzen

6. Heri es-Souani

7. Details

8. Agdal basin

9. The medina

10. Suuqs

11. Dar Jama´

12. Medersa Bou Inania

13. Mausoleum of Sidi ben A´ssa

14. Flogging wool

Practicalities




















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MEKNES
Medersa Bou Inania


Meknes, Morocco


This Muslim school was completed in 1358, and named after Sultan Abu Inan. It has very nice examples of zellij mosaics and wood carvings. Look out for the ribbed dome over the entrance hall, which is the building's most unique asset.
From its roof, there are nice views over the Great Mosque.
Typically Moroccan, non-Muslims are not permitted into large sections of the madrasa.


Meknes, Morocco




By Tore Kjeilen