Chefchaouen – A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

June 18, 2013 | in Travel

Chefchaouen is located in the north-west of the Morocco. Its feature is the unusual blue architecture. One hundred years ago, only Muslims could visit this town.

The foundation date of this small Moroccan town is considered 1471. Chefchaouen was built on the site of a Berber village, and was designed to protect the country from the Portuguese aggression. The most attractive products for tourists are goat cheese and hemp. Another feature of this town is the cleanliness, which is not specific for Arabian towns. By the way, the tradition of painting the houses in blue was established by the Jewish refugees in the ’30s of the last century.

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

Chefchaouen   A Beautiful Blue City in Morocco

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