The path leading to the Kasbah of the Udayas - main gate is located at the end but side entrance is used to get access

The path leading to the Kasbah of the Udayas - main gate is located at the end but side entrance is used to get access

Fortifications of the Kasbah of the Udayas

Fortifications of the Kasbah of the Udayas

One of the towers of the kasbah - in 1140, the Almoravids constructed a kasbah to defend themselves against the Almohad threat

One of the towers of the kasbah - in 1140, the Almoravids constructed a kasbah to defend themselves against the Almohad threat

A residential street inside the kasbah

A residential street inside the kasbah

Walls of the kasbah had very distinctive blue and white colours

Walls of the kasbah had very distinctive blue and white colours

A house sits on top of a wall - in the17th century, kasbah was sung into life again with the arrival of thousands of Muslims expelled from Spain

A house sits on top of a wall - in the17th century, kasbah was sung into life again with the arrival of thousands of Muslims expelled from Spain

A beautiful cat which I came across in a street - she knows how to pose for the camera

A beautiful cat which I came across in a street - she knows how to pose for the camera

One of the main doors of the kasbah - seen from inside

One of the main doors of the kasbah - seen from inside

Decorative details of the door of the kasbah

Decorative details of the door of the kasbah

Arch of the main door

Arch of the main door

Very fine details of the Moroccan art

Very fine details of the Moroccan art

Kasbah door seen from outside

Kasbah door seen from outside

Old medina of Rabat - this photo was taken in front of the main gate

Old medina of Rabat - this photo was taken in front of the main gate

The Almohad wall that surrounds the kasbah is around 2.50 m wide and 810 m tall

The Almohad wall that surrounds the kasbah is around 2.50 m wide and 810 m tall

A lush green garden was inside the courtyard of the Kasbah Museum

A lush green garden was inside the courtyard of the Kasbah Museum

Garden of the Kasbah Museum

Garden of the Kasbah Museum

One of the defensive towers of the kasbah - seen from inside the courtyard

One of the defensive towers of the kasbah - seen from inside the courtyard

 date palm next to the defensive wall is laden with fruit

date palm next to the defensive wall is laden with fruit

The Bou Regreg River seen from a cafe beside the museum

The Bou Regreg River seen from a cafe beside the museum

External wall and tower of the kasbah

External wall and tower of the kasbah

Koi fish in a pond beside the museum - a box of pringles is also floating in the water

Koi fish in a pond beside the museum - a box of pringles is also floating in the water

These piegons were alive inside the museum - sounds very strange

These piegons were alive inside the museum - sounds very strange

Interior of the Kasbah Museum - it  wasn't allowed to take photos of the exhibitions

Interior of the Kasbah Museum - it wasn't allowed to take photos of the exhibitions