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Moroccan zelij mosaic wall / doorway tiling, Bahia Palace, Marrakesh, Morocco

Old / restored Moroccan zelij mosaic wall / doorway tiling, El Badi Palace, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2016–04-22. 

The El Badi Palace and sunken gardens are a short walk from Bahia, within the old, towering Medina walls of the Mellah.

A ruined palace, the site is being renovated and restored, but remains to be many peoples favourite Marrakesh palace experience.

Commissioned by the Arab Saadian sultan Ahmad-al-Mansur and completed in 1593, the complex took 25 years to build and is considered to be some of the finest examples of Saadian architecture in Moroco.

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El Badi Palace - Marrakesh - Southern Morocco
Old / restored Moroccan zelij mosaic wall / doorway tiling, El Badi Palace, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2016–04-22. <br />
<br />
The El Badi Palace and sunken gardens are a short walk from Bahia, within the old, towering Medina walls of the Mellah. <br />
<br />
A ruined palace, the site is being renovated and restored, but remains to be many peoples favourite Marrakesh palace experience. <br />
<br />
Commissioned by the Arab Saadian sultan Ahmad-al-Mansur and completed in 1593, the complex took 25 years to build and is considered to be some of the finest examples of Saadian architecture in Moroco.