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History and architecture in Tangier morocco

Thursday, September 9, 2010

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History and architecture in Tangier morocco
It is truly a beautiful sight when the sunlight goes into a state passive decadence and dusk is what the evening is all about, in a city as beautiful as tangier.  You will find many tiny groups of locals and even expats sipping on mint flavored black tea, and even some who take their socializing habits to the top of the hotel Nord Pinus.  There is a beautifully styled guest house which lies in the Kasbah. The doorways are filled with the slight gush of gentle sea breeze that just makes its way though the large arches and are filled with decorated Moroccan pillows and other articles of embroidery and modern Moroccan photography which is pretty much like contemporary styled photography with Moroccan influence in terms of location and subject. All this gives tangier an elegant air of exclusivity.  [...]

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Hassan Tower: Finest Piece Of Moroccan Architecture

Friday, December 4, 2009

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Hassan Tower: Finest Piece Of Moroccan Architecture
The Hassan Tower is an incomplete minaret of Hassan mosque which was contructed with the intension of making largest minaret in the Islamic world. This unfinished tower roars the great style and design of Moroccans, though incomplete it completely wins the minds of visitors. Standing tall in Rabat, the imperial city of North African kingdom this structure has always been special place of visit in Morocco. This eight century old tower, adorned by beautiful gardens around it, was listed as world heritage site by UNESCO in the year 1995. The site also houses the Mosque and Mausoulem of Mohammed V and it is the place where he on retuning from exile, gathered thousands of Moroccans to thank God who gifted independence of their country to them.  It  is among the few sacred sites where non Muslims  [...]

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