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Bahia Palace

Built in the 1890’s by a powerful grand vizier, the Bahia Palace in Marrakech isn’t particularly large, but its interior decoration of zellij tiling, stucco plaster-work and carved/painted cedar-wood is nevertheless beautiful. It’s not difficult to see why the Riad style complex of interconnecting courtyards, private rooms and passageways stirred such feelings of jealousy in Abdel Aziz, the ruling sultan, that he had the palace stripped and looted upon the death of the grand vizier.

© Mark Simms Photography (2015)

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