Time of year
The shrine of Sidi Bel Abbess, Patron Saint of Marrakech and the blind, who died in the thirteenth century, is at last appearing on maps as a key site and important part of the tourist trail especially now that is has undergone such an extraordinary renovation of the whole…
You are allowed into the central courtyard of this complex which contains a refuge for the blind. A rather charming habit of some young local people is to come to the shrine to take one of the blind residents out for a walk in the afternoons. The buildings, especially the doors…
This is a Islamic place. A quite a pretty mosque. You can see from outside if you are not a Muslim. Good for a photo.
While not so close to the usual sites for a tourist, we are really glad we made the effort to find the Mosque Sidi-bel-Abbes. The disabled and blind still congregate here and the house for the blind is still operating to help them. By default rather than by our own decision we…
Nice building but quite expensive entrance fee!! The surrounding areas are a bit rough and wouldn't bother again