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Moulay Idriss Zerhoun Medina, Morocco

Artisan craftsman works in the Moulay Idriss Zerhoun Medina, Middle Atlas, Morocco, 2016-08-10.

Located nearby to Meknes and spread across the slopes of Jebel Zerhoune, Moulay Idriss holds a sacred aspect for many Moroccans; it is the burial place for Moulay Idriss the I who originally brought the religion of Islam to Morocco. The large green tiled mausoleum and mosque is located at the centre of it’s Medina, which is located only 3km away from the UNESCO protected Volubilis Roman ruins.

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Moulay Idriss
Artisan craftsman works in the Moulay Idriss Zerhoun Medina, Middle Atlas, Morocco, 2016-08-10.<br />
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Located nearby to Meknes and spread across the slopes of Jebel Zerhoune, Moulay Idriss holds a sacred aspect for many Moroccans; it is the burial place for Moulay Idriss the I who originally brought the religion of Islam to Morocco. The large green tiled mausoleum and mosque is located at the centre of it’s Medina, which is located only 3km away from the UNESCO protected Volubilis Roman ruins.