Chefchaouen city

Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen

The city of Chefchaouen is one of the Moroccan cities located in the north of Morocco,
known as Ashoun, with an area of about 4.20 kmยฒ, and a population of 42,786 people,
according to the latest statistics in 2014 AD, and 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

The city of Chefchaouen is famous for its old neighborhoods, 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,
and 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, a large garden with two basins, and was built inside the kasbah later on 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 jewelโ€Ž)