Jan 31 2009

Doors in Morocco

by at 12:51 am

As promised, I’ve begun uploading more photos. In Islamic architecture, the good stuff is on the inside—ornate carvings, mosaics, beautiful Arabic script, etc. And in Morocco (unlike other Muslim countries), non-Muslims are not allowed to enter mosques, so we couldn’t see a lot of these interiors. But we did see a lot of fantastic doors and gateways! (And a few strikingly beautiful interiors—stay tuned.) Here they are, from Marrakech, Rabat, and Fes (use the Continue Reading… link)

Doorway
Doorway
Mosque door
Jackie and Najwa
Royal palace in Fes
Gate
Restoration of a gate in Fes
Doorway
Ruins in Chellah
Mosque in Fes

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4 Responses to “Doors in Morocco”

  1. Jeanon 31 Jan 2009 at 9:35 pm

    cools

  2. Mary Ellen Stebbinson 02 Feb 2009 at 12:15 am

    BEAUTIFUL. I have wanted to go there for years. How are yall?

  3. SwissWatching » Animals of Moroccoon 03 Feb 2009 at 9:32 pm

    […] (This continues my blogging about our trip to Morocco. First entry: the departed Jews of Fes, second entry: doors of Morocco.) […]

  4. Utpalon 07 Feb 2009 at 12:16 pm

    Beautiful!

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