The Mohammed V Mausoleum
The Mohammed V Mausoleum, done in white marble, is one of the most lovely monoliths among the Moroccan resources. Created by a designer of Vietnamese origin, Vo Toan, and developed between 1961 and 1969, it is of a pure Arab-Andalusian classical design. On the outside, the Mausoleum is built of white Italian marble and also covered with a pyramid-shaped roof covering of eco-friendly tiles.
These floor tiles are the symbol of Alawite nobility and have actually covered several official buildings over the past 5 centuries, significantly in Meknes, where they funded the Kingdom under the reign of Moulay Ismail (1672–1727).
Inside, the wall surfaces are carefully carved with Koranic calligraphy and also covered with colored mosaics ("zellige").
The dome, constructed from Atlas cedar and repainted mahogany, is especially exceptional. On the floor below is the coffin containing the remains of Mohammed V, who passed away in 1961.
On the edges are additionally the tombs of Moulay Abdallah, the youngest son of Mohammed V, who passed away in 1983, as well as Hassan II, King of Morocco from 1961 to 1999. Theologians comply with each other all the time to check out the Koran. Moroccans routinely go to burial places.