Kasbah
Chefchaouen, Morocco
The Qasba of Chefchaouen is the oldest part of the city, largely built in the 15th and 16th centuries.  However, the northeast tower that today houses the museum, may have been added as late as the 19th century. 

SOURCES:
Boujibar, Naïma El-Khatib. "Chefchaouen." In Andalusian Morocco: A Discovery in Living Art. Vienna: Museum With No Frontiers, 2002.

Lakhdar, Kamal, and Laurence Nunny. "Discover Islamic Art – Virtual Museum." Discover Islamic Art – Virtual Museum. Accessed December 10, 2014. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=monument;ISL;ma;Mon01;30;en.

Roca, Juan Ramón. Tangier and Its Surroundings, Assilah and Chefchaouen an Illustrated Guide. Alicante (C/ San Carlos, 93, 03013 Alicante): J.R. Roca, 2011.

Location
Chefchaouen, Morocco
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Associated Names
Site Contains
Events
15th-16th c./10th-11th c. AH
Style Periods
Dimensions
12 h; 72 m x 52 m
Variant Names
Qasba (Chefchaouen)
Casbah
Alternate transliteration
Kasbah
Alternate transliteration
قصبة شفشاون
Original
Building Usages
city walls
military
fort
palatial
palace
palatial
museum
public/cultural
Materials/Techniques
terracotta
stone
Keywords
crenelations
Andalusian
fortifications