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Almohad Wall in Rabat

Almohad Wall in Rabat

Almohad wall in Rabat It is a defensive wall located on the southern and western sides of the city of Rabat, Morocco. It was built by the third Almohad Caliph, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, in the 12th century AD. The wall includes five gates and several defense towers, and it was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2012 as part of Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City a Shared Heritage.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Rabat-Salé-Kénitra

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City a Shared Heritage

Date of Inscription: 2012

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