Chefchaouen Morocco A Blue Painted City To Visit
Chefchaouen a city at the northwest side of Morroco. A city with beautiful landscape, mesmerizing architecture and rich history. It gain its fame from blue wall and striking building of vintage style as ‘old town’ or Medina. The architecture of the city is a blend of Spanish and Moorish, the maze like Medina sectors with white washed building reflect unique and aesthetic features. The trend of blue walls is said to be introduced by Jewish Refugee in the year 1930, which was considered as a sky and heaven symbol. Few people also believe that blue colour repels mosquitoes!
But no matter what reason was applied to paint the wall with blue colour? Today, the city attracts a number of visitors from around the world to wander around Narrow Street. The city situated in Rif Mountains was founded in the year 1471, as a small fort by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa Ben Rached to fight against the Portuguese attack in Morocco.
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