Rabat - Morocco capital
Rabat - a city with a long history that has leftin the memory of his numerous architectural monuments. The capital of Morocco got its name thanks to the walls made of clay, surrounded her at the time of foundation. Literally, from the Arabic of Rabat is translated as "a fortified monastery." It is best to come here in the spring, when there is a dry and cool weather.
Mausoleum of Mohammed V
To admire the mausoleum, you will need togo to the tower of Hassan. As a building material was used white marble, which is specially for this purpose, delivered from Italy. The prototype of the tomb is the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte. That's decided to issue the last resting place of his father, his son Hassan II. White sarcophagus is located directly under the dome cent, in a large room. Access here is open and you can enjoy it by clicking on the gallery around the hall. It also kept the dust and sons Mohammed V.
The symbol of the capital, known in the Middle Ages. Hassan Tower belongs to the three most beautiful Islamic mosque: Pink stone and decorative reliefs in the form of arches and lattices delight sight and now. The minaret of the mosque Hassan belonged, is unfortunately not preserved to our days.
Medina, so called Old town anyMoroccan settlements - is a huge market. Medina is located in the capital of the northern part of the city. The Great Wall, standing here since the 12th century, captures her in a tight circle and here, inside it, the life goes out of time. Sales, purchases, production of goods - all as before, changing only the people living in the medina.
A maze of narrow streets are so complex that lost here is not difficult. But do not worry and be scared, because the capital city of Medina - the most peaceful and safe place in the entire city.
Royal Palace in Rabat - two-story buildingyellow and tiled roof was built in accordance with the classical Arab traditions. Entrance to the Palace represented a huge arch with forged metal gate. The wall surrounding the building is painted pure white paint. The courtyard is filled with scents of hibiscus. Fountain - an indispensable attribute of Arab homes, is considered sacred. Who lives here Mohammed VI - the current ruler of the country.
Now necropolis is a picturesqueruins, overgrown with dense vegetation. The tops of the minarets "decorate" stork nests and pools inhabited by ordinary acne. But despite Nastola running form (the government has not seen fit to restore the Necropolis after the 1755 earthquake), even now you can see the ruins of the architecture of many different cultures.
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