Sights in Moulay Idriss

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Moulay Idriss has a lot of religious sights, where non-muslim are not permitted to enter. Nevertheless it's worth while to have a look at them from the outside. There are also several places, from where you have a splendid view on the Zerhoun mountains and the plains. 

June 11, 2006 new by bernhadette (2 points)

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Zaouia of Moulay Idriss

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Even though non-muslim visitors are not allowed to visit the shrine and the sanctuary around the saint's grave, the zaouia , it's worth while to have a look from the outside. The holy district is marked by a wooden bar. Here, at the entrance to the " zaouia " with it's shrine, mosque and school, you have to stop. But you can catch a glimpse at the small street leading into the sanctuary.The style of architecture you can see, is late 17th / early 18th century, from the times of Moulay Ismail (1672-1727).

In front of the " zaouia ", there are a number of stands with more..

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