Chefchaouen: A Blue-Hued Oasis in Morocco’s Rif Mountains

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Chefchaouen, located in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, is famous for its blue-painted buildings. This tradition started in the 15th century. The town has cobblestone streets decorated with flowerpots and features Moroccan and Andalusian architectural styles. The central Plaza Uta el-Hammam is lively with cafes and a historic Kasbah. Local markets offer crafts and fresh produce. Chefchaouen provides a tranquil contrast to the bustling city life, encouraging visitors to enjoy its peaceful setting.