"MEKNES! Moulay Ismail was..." Morocco Favorite Tip by naranja

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Favorite thing: MEKNES! Moulay Ismail was befriended with king Louis XIV, le Roi du Soleil and took example from Versailles for his imperial palace antd other monuments in Meknes.
He plundered many palaces and from Marrakech comes this beautiful door which he then used in Meknes.
He used 10 thousands of Christian prisoners and criminals to realize his projects.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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