Tetouan Cemetery No. 2
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Tetouan Cemetery No. 2

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Carved into the hillside with the calm waters of the Mediterranean visible in the distance, the Tetouan Jewish Cemetery hosts some of the most elaborate tombstones in the region. Many even possess epigraphs, far from customary among Jewish communities. To learn more about this site and explore others, visit our exhibit website (http://www.jewishmorocco.org/?page_id=1148)

  • Guest over 1 year ago
    I am from Tetouan, I love this website and I enjoy looking at my city's pictures. but why did you choose to shoot only Jewish cemetery? you could take pictures of the Muslim cemetery too.. it's bigger and it's very known
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