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)

Mosque door
Jackie and Najwa
Royal palace in Fes
Restoration of a gate in Fes
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


  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


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