The Bab Berdieyinne Mosque (Arab: بردعين, French: Berdaïne) is a religious building in the historical city center of Meknes, Morocco, constructed in the 18th century. On 19 February 2010, its minaret collapsed during Friday prayers, causing at least 41 fatalities and many injuries. The area had received heavy rain over the preceding days. The collapse of buildings in the older parts of Morocco's cities is fairly common but the collapse of minarets is rare.
Bab el-Khemis Gate in Meknes, Morocco One of the features of our visit to Meknes in Morocco was to see this magnificent structure, the Bab el-Khemis Gate. The ancient wall stretched from it in both directions and the nearby gardens were immaculate.
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lahdim square D esigned by Sultan Moulay Ismail, the square served as a space to celebrate parties, organize demonstrations of all kind, mainly military. The square was also used for religious, cultural, and political gatherings, and in normal days was used as a large souk. Lahdim square is also famous by Bab Mansour, the largest gate in Africa that connects the square with other parts of the old medina.
La maison d'hôtes Les Jardins de Ryad Bahia assure également un service de navette gratuit. Sur place, vous profiterez d'un service de prêt de vélos et de location de voitures. Enfin, vous rejoindrez Meknès à 3 km et Ifrane à 49 km. L'aéroport de Fès-Saïss, le plus proche, est quant à lui accessible à 54 km de la maison d'hôtes Les Jardins de Ryad Bahia.
MUSEUMS OF MOROCCO MEKNES: DAR JAMAI MUSEUM. Before housing the Meknès collections, the Dar Jamai had a number of different uses. Built in 1882 to be the residence of the illustrious Jamai family, which included two of Moulay el-Hassan's ministers (1873-1894), it was used as a military hospital after 1912, only becoming the Museum of Moroccan ...
The Museum houses pottery collections of the Rif and the anterior Rif region arranged in both chronological and thematic groupings to demonstrate technological evolution and the fabrication procedures of the Rif pottery since the prehistoric period until present.
Le Koubat Al Khayatine ou Pavillon des ambassadeurs, est un pavillon de Meknès à l'intérieur de la Kasbah ismaïlienne dernière la porte dite Bab Mansour el Aleuj . Il a été construit par Moulay Ismaïl au XVIII e siècle, et servait à recevoir les ambassadeurs et les émissaires étrangers en visite à Meknès .
There is a canal that ran fresh water through the stables constantly, so the horses never lacked clean water. Also, the sultan was concerned about the feed supply for his stables, and constructed a granary, known as the Water Palace (Der el Ma), behind the royal stables.