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Berber Architecture

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You can find the typical Berber architecture looking at the Ksar or in the Qasba or Kasbah. The Ksar is a fortress with walls and four towers surrounding it, there is a unique gate that connects it to the main road, usually, this gate is covered. The walls are made with soil in the down part, and with bricks in the high one, the windows are long and narrow, they…

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BERBER ARCHITECTURE

  What is a kasbah in Morocco?

Berber architecture

Every Moroccan village has a kasbah, in a high point to watch for approaching and unwanted guests. Generally, they look like mud castles, with high walls made of layered dirt and stone, and very few windows

You can find the typical Berber architecture in the south of Morocco on the way of thousand Kasbah and theQasba and Kasbah road of TOUMBOUCTOU 52 days starting from ZAGORA. Looks at the Ksar or in the Qasba or Kasbah. The Ksar is a fortress with walls and four towers surrounding it. There is a unique gate that connects it to the main road, usually, this gate is covered. They build the walls with soil in the down part, and bricks in the high one, the windows are long and narrow, they permit the entrance of the sunlight and at the same  …

What is a mosque: little dictionary to understand it

berber architecture mosque

Sahn: courtyard with a basin for the ablutions.

Riwaq: porch.

Haram: hall dedicates to the prayers.

   Berber architecture

 

berber architecture mosque meknesMihrab: niche located in the direction of Mecca.

Minbar: pulpit where the Imam delivers the sermon.

Minaret: minaret, in Morocco, is a tower with a square base.