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Hidden Treasures in Morocco

Built by the Marinid Dynasty in the middle of the 14th century, it was actually renovated by the Saadi Dynasty in 1565; the Ben Yusuf Islamic teaching school is one of the largest and most impressive in Morocco. The school or Madrassa is featured with its marvelous tiles’ decorations. it is considered one of the most wonderful examples of such constructions in Morocco.

The Museum of Marrakesh has a significant location situated near the Ibn Yusuf Madrassa and the Game’ El Fna Square. The building of the museum itself is quite remarkable. It was originally a palace that was built at the end of the 19th century before being transformed into a museum for the city in 1997.

The museum of Marrakesh is featured for displaying a large collection of exhibits including contemporary art portraits, ancient coins, historical books, traditional Moroccan pottery, and many more interesting collections. Many of the tourists who travel to Morocco would sometimes like to visit the different museums of the country.

Credited with the mission of establishing the city of Marrakesh, Almoravid constructed many notable Islamic structures in the city. The most ancient historical site in the city today is in fact the Almoravid Dome. Constructed in the beginning of the 12th century AD by Sultan Yusuf, the structure was actually established as an ablution area for the worshipers who are going to pray in the Yusuf Mosque.

The Dome is located at the ceiling of a large Sahn, open courtyard with 19 private places for ablution. The dome is 12 meters in height with a rectangle shaped dome that is 12 meters in length and 7 meters in width. The dome is one of the most impressive Almoravid monuments to be explored by travelers who spend their vacations in Morocco.