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The souk in Rissani

Rissani is located on the edge of the Sahara close to the border with Algeria. Once a thriving centre during the 14th to 18th centuries, it is now quiet and somewhat smaller in size. There were many treasures to be found….. a local guide took us through the following area …..The door into the souk was said to be hundreds of years old
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Im unclear what kinds of wood were used in the building of these places. There are no trees growing in the vicinity.

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The roof of this building was incredibly high and after centuries still solid as.

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With our guide we wandered through the labyrinth of dim walkways passing by many doors all unique and different.

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Once a water fountain.

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