Meknes – Morocco | Travel Guide

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Things to do in Meknes, Morocco

The historic city of meknes has exerted a considerable influence on the development of civil and military architecture.

The city has preserved many of it’s magnificent monuments including numerous mosques which have earned it the nickname of the city of a hundred Minarets.

The Great Mosque probably founded in the 12th century is remarkable for its gates adorned with
beautiful sculpted canopies.

The Muslim school Madras abou Ananya was completed in 1358 and named after sultan abou Anan.
It is adorned with fine examples of mosaics and wood carvings.
The splendid decorations adorning buildings are well-known made of both wood and stucco.
The decorations feature variety of traditional Moroccan and Islamic patterns.