Morocco is truly a spectacular place to visit. It is home to many architectural wonders, as well as 5 star hotels and many tourist attractions. It is the perfect destination for people who love historical architecture that is completely breathtaking and unique in every way.
Morocco boasts numerous Riads, Dars, and timeless structures that draw in tourists from all around the world, just so they can get a glimpse of the wondrous architecture that this beautiful location provides. Some of the most remarkable architectural structures in Morocco are as follows:
The Kasbah Taourirt
The Kasbah Taourirt in Ouarzazate, Morocco is a prime example of the stunning architecture that Morocco has to offer. This structure was built by the Glaoui, and at one point it was considered to be the largest Kasbah in Morocco. This structure was originally designed to house the Glaoui chief’s servants, expert craftsmen, the dynasties sons, and others that were considered worthy.
Out of all buildings and architecture in Morocco, the Kasbah Taourirt in Ouarzazate is perhaps one of the most mystifying structures. It features mysterious stairwells and ornately designed rooms that feature large floral patterns made of plaster, and stucco wood for décor.
This structure is much different than other traditional architecture in the area, because the lighting is predominately obtained from very low windows. The palace has nearly 300 rooms. Visitors and tourists can tour the apartments, reception rooms, kitchens, and other areas that are open to the general public. The location itself used to be controlled by the Glaoui, and it was used as a Saharan caravan route to West Africa. If you are a history buff at heart, then you must experience the beauty of The Kasbah Taourirt.
Riad Noir d’Ivoire
The Riad Noir d’Ivoire is a 5 star luxury hotel that includes high-end amenities such as room service, a swimming pool, a lounge, and a bar for patrons to relax in.
The architecture of the structure is amazing to say the least. It features numerous archways that separate entrances to the rooms, indoor balconies, uniquely designed room layouts, and one of a kind features that set it apart from other structures in Morocco. Most of the arches are much taller than what you would see with most buildings in Morocco, so it is definitely a sight to see.
Fes Dar Batha Museum
The Dar Batha Museum in Fes Morocco is a palace that was built in the 19th century. It originally belonged to two sultans, and it housed things such as pottery, astrolabes, and even embroidery works. With many tall walls and exquisite archways with additional carvings, it’s an architectural wonder for all who visit. The exterior of the building has tiled flooring, massive fountains, and beautiful landscaping.
Bou Inania Madrasa
The Bou Inania Madrasa is another spectacular piece of architecture in Morocco. The structure has ornately detailed tiled walls, and built in class rooms that are used for various purposes. The building doubles as a Mosque, and welcomes visitors of all types of faith. It has a magnificent tower with numerous sections, tall archways, and windows with unique markings and grooves. The multiple chambers that are present in the building are used for historic preservation and worship purposes. People that visit Morocco must take time to see the timeless beauty that the Bou Inania Madrasa has to offer.
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This article was provided by James Richings who is a travel writer from the UK