THE BLUE TOWN IN MOROCCO


Blue….Ooooo.

MUSE-AHOLIC

This Old Town In Morocco Is Covered In Blue Paint

The maze-like medina sector, like those of most of the other towns in the area, features white-washed buildings with a fusion of Spanish and Moorish architecture. The brilliantly blue walls, however, seem to be unique to Chefchaouen. They are said to have been introduced to the town by Jewish refugees in 1930, who considered blue to symbolize the sky and heaven. The color caught on, and now many also believe that the blue walls serve to repel mosquitoes as well (mosquitoes dislike clear and moving water).

Whatever the reason, the…

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One Response to THE BLUE TOWN IN MOROCCO

  1. Ahmed says:

    this is very nice, I really like the blue color everywhere but as I mentioned on the original post, I think it’s quite annoying for the eyes with everything painted in blue unless it looks different in reality, right? thanks for re-posting, I have to share it. 🙂

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