Chefchaouen city – Arabic Cities

Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen

The city of Chefchaouen is one of the Moroccan cities and Arabic cities located in the north of Morocco, known as Ashoun, with an area of about 4.20 km², and a population of 42,786 people,
according to the latest statistics in 2014 AD, the city is distinguished by its ancient history and its wonderful engineering construction; It is famous for its blue and white buildings and walls, which is why it is called the Blue Pearl.

Famous neighborhoods in Chefchaouen among Arabic cities

The city of Chefchaouen is famous for its old neighborhoods of Arabic cities, or as it is called the antique, as some of them date back hundreds of years, so there is the Suwaiqa neighborhood, and also we find the Andalus neighborhood, in addition to the El-El-Nasr neighborhood, and the Sabbanin neighborhood, as there is the source of Ras al-Maa and the Maghreb Street, and this The latter is known as a bus route, and from there we reach the weekly market.[1]

The most important tourist attractions in the city of Chefchaouen

Kasaba

Kasaba is one of the distinctive landmarks in the Moroccan city of Chefchaouen. The Kasaba is located in the west of Chefchaouen in the Place de la Hammam and is the nucleus of the city as it was one of the first buildings in which it was built. The kasbah was built in the Andalusian style and it consists of a wall in the middle of ten towers, and a large garden with two basins, and was built inside the kasbah later on into the Ethnographic Museum.

Place Outa el Hammam

Place Outa el Hammam is the central square in the city, and the square combines in its details the Moroccan-Arab architectural style and the Spanish-European style. And there are dozens of shops selling traditional Moroccan goods, as well as many restaurants where visitors will be able to eat local dishes while enjoying the picturesque views of the city and its surrounding mountains. It is one of the most popular attractions in the city.

The greatest mosque

The Great Mosque was built during the rule of the Bani Rashid Al-Idrisi family during the sixteenth century AD by the ruler of the city, in addition to the large mosque area, which accommodates many worshipers and worshipers, and it has an octagonal silo, in addition to the wooden chandelier with its distinctive decoration in the middle of the mihrab

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[1] Chefchaouen (Blue jewel‎)