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The town of Chefchaouen and its 15th century Kasbah in the foreground, in the Rif mountains of North West Morocco. The Kasbah or fortress served as military camp, seat of power and rulers residence and was used by Ali Ibn Mousa Ibn Rashid in his jihad against the Portuguese. It is surrounded by a wall with 11 defensive towers and a 4-storey watchtower and contains a garden of orange, jasmine and palm trees. It now houses an art gallery and ethnography museum. Chefchaouen was founded in 1471...
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