The old city of Chefchaun belongs to the medieval era, it was founded in 1471. The city has narrow alleys and red-tiled surfaces and a surrounding fence to block opponents and foreign occupiers. The city has a large four wooden doors used to get locked after the Asr prayer for extra protection. The city was built on a mountain and had several stages of development from 1471 through 1541.The city was a home for Muslims after their expulsion from Andalusia; therefore the majority of buildings and architecture reflect their style. The Kasbah or castle is considered as the center of the city, it was built first in addition to the mosque and the square.The Kasbah has 10 towers and characterized with traditional shops and restaurants that serves a variety of popular dishes. The most of the buildings painted bright blue cyan and the place feels very quiet and relaxed.
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