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The Square

Known as Djemaa El Fna which translated means the "Assembly of the Dead" being the area where there was a public display of heads of rebels and criminals
Marrakech - a vibrant city

November 8th 2010
If you ever get the opportunity to visit Marrakech then take it up as this is a city that has a special atsmosphere of its own. The streets, the lanes, the noises, the smells and the people seem to combine into an atsmosphere that will stay with you as a memory for many an hour. At the heart of the city is Djemaa El Fna, a vast plaza which in the past has seen many parades and executions (but not ... read more
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Moroccan Flag In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more
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