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Morocco Photo gallery - 88 photos

Images from Morocco in North Africa. Click the thumbnails below to enlarge pictures and browse through a captioned slideshow. The pictures are captured on a short visit to Marrakesh and around the Atlas mountains in 2006.

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Marrakesh. A walk in Marrakesh offers street sceneries with decorated portals and beautiful mosaic tiles. Babouches. Slippers in special Morocco style. Available in all colours and designs -even Burberry checked. Place de la Liberte. Marrakesh. Marrakesh. Palm tree. Marrakesh The central medina. Narrow streets in the medina of Marrakesh. Horse cart and Koutoubia Mosque. The Koutoubia Mosque with its 70 meter minaret is visible from most places in Marrakesh. The mosque was build in the late 12th century. Rainy street in Marrakesh. Just outside the city walls to the central Medina. Djemaa el-Fna. The square Place Djemaa el-Fna is the center of the old town (Medina) in Marrakesh. In daytime this is where most people enter the souqs and where tourists are lured by jugglers and snake charmers. When the sun starts to set, the place quickly changes into a huge outdoor restaurant. The ambience is unique and food is excellent. Food stalls in Djemaa el-Fna. Barbecue, salads, snails and everything else you want is available from the many food stalls in Place Djemaa el-Fna every night. Pool. By the pool in one of the many large hotels in the new town of Marrakesh (Ville Nouvelle). . Kashbah Mosque. Marrakesh Saadian Tombs. A 'necropolis' founded by the Saadian sultan Ahmed al-Mansour in the late 1500s.  Around 166 are burried in the buildings and outside in the many decorated tombs. Saadian Tombs. The Mausoleum of the Saadian Tombs in the Kasbah area of Marrakesh. Donkey with cart. Marrakesh Decorated door. Marrakesh, Kasbah area Decorated door. Marrakesh Narrow treet. The Marrrakesh Medina Barbershop. Marrakesh Spices. Spices of all colours and flavours are available from shops in the Souq (Marrakesh). Butcher. Marrakesh Tea is served. Marrakesh Marrakesh. The Souq. The Souq is the commercial centre of an Arab town. In Marrakesh the Souq is a huge and fascinating shopping area with small shops and narrow streets. Pottery and Ceramics. Moroccan arts and crafts in the Marrakech Souq. The Souq. Marrakech Shop. Selling Babouches in the Marrakesh Souq. metal workshop. Marrakesh, Souq Red walls of Marrakech. The colour red is used on almost every wall of Marrakech. Street scene. Street in Marrakesh. Medina. Deep inside the labyrinthic streets of the Marrakesh medina.   African art. A shop in the Souq displays pieces of African art from different places on the continent ...and of course an obligatory advertising. Dried flowers. In the 'souq des epices' of Marrakesh. Carpets and rugs. Handmade carpets in various designs and of very high quality can be found all over Morocco. Place Rahba Qedima. A small square in the spice Souq of Marrakesh. Photographed at sunset with the Atlas mountains in the background. Marrakesh Sunset. The city skyline with the Koutoubia Mosque. Road at the foot of the Atlas mountains. It takes less than an hour to reach the foot of the Atlas mountains in car from Marrakech. At different times of the year the Atlas mountains offers great places for trekking and even skiing. Berber village. A typical Berber village in the High Atlas mountains in Morocco. Truck stop. Making a stop in the High Atlas. The High Atlas. Approaching one of the highest passes in the Atlas mountains. Berber village. The High Atlas mountains. Making a stop. ...in the High Atlas before the Tizi n'Tichka pass. Tea and coffee. Warming up on a selection of mint tea and 'nos nos' coffee. Butcher checks. Village in the Atlas mountains. Village with a Kasbah. Aït Benhaddou. The 'ksar' of Aït Benhaddou is one of the best preserved of Morocco's fortified villages with containing several Kasbahs. It is located on a hill by the Ouarzazate River. Kasbah. One of the Kasbahs of the impressive Aït Benhaddou. The village has not surprisingly been used as backdrop for a large number of movies. Aït Benhaddou. Aït Benhaddou. Aït Benhaddou. Most people now live in a more modern village close by, but 9 or 10 families still live within the old ksar. Aït Benhaddou has been made a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Aït Benhaddou'. View of the Souss-Massa-Draâ. Aït Benhaddou.

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