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Mellah of Ouarzazate

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Mellah of Ouarzazate

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Basic Information

Location Ouarzazate, Morocco
Country Morocco
City Ouarzazate

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Geographical Coordinates 30.91987,-6.89354


Summary

In the 17th century the Jews in Ouarzazate established a mellah just outside the palace. Almost no ruins of the ancient mellah remain. In 1954 a little less than 200 Jews lived in the mellah.


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