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Travel to Morocco: Dar Mnebhi

Now the Marrakech Museum, Dar Mnebhi was the house of Mehdi Mnebhi, a late 19th Century defence minister of Sultan Moulay Abdelaziz. The house was restored through the private efforts of Omar Benjelloun, an industrialist (1928-2003).

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Door.

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Small courtyard.

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Small courtyard floor.

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Large courtyard, with modern roof.

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Large courtyard with view into side room.

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Side room.

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Another view of the same courtyard.

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Columns of large courtyard.

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Ceiling of side room.

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Chandelier.

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Detail of zillij.

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The house prior to restoration, as shown in a photo on one of the museum walls.


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