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Tangier



Tangier
Introduction

1. Town beach and trash

2. Beach walk

3. Atlantic beaches

4. The medina

5. Medina gate

6. Petit Socco

7. Inside medina house

8. Medina kids

9. On the cliffs

10. American Legation

11. Grand Socco

12. Green market

13. Kasbah place

14. Bab el-Kasbah

15. Around the Kasbah

16. Sultan's palace

17. Place de France

18. Colonian beauty

19. The palaces

20. Wedding musicians

Practicalities




















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TANGIER
Sultan's palace and museum

Tangier, Morocco


Tangier, Morocco

Tangier, Morocco


The Dar el-Makhzen was built by sultan Moulay Ismail, and is organized around two inner courtyards. While the palace was not of the largest a sultan could reside in, this one is still tastefully finished with wooden ceilings, arabesques and marble fountains.
The palace was abandoned in 1912, and was later turned into a museum of art and architecture. Among its exhibits you will find old examples of craftsmanship, but it is probably the finds from Volubilis which is the most interesting for most visitors.





By Tore Kjeilen