El Badi Palace, located in Marrakech was built in the late sixteenth century by Sultan Ahmed Saadia al-Mansur Saadi to celebrate victory over the Portuguese army in 1578 at the battle known as the "Battle of Three Kings." The construction of this sumptuous palace lasted from 1578 until 1603. The richest materials were used to decorate parts of the complex of 360 princely.
Today, there is a large esplanade carved garden, planted with orange trees and surrounded by high walls. In fact, in 1696, the Alawite Sultan Moulay Ismail who was richer in this palace to build the imperial city of Meknes.

The design of this jewel of Islamic art was influenced by the Alhambra in Granada.


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