- Kasbah of the Udayas
The Kasbah of the Udayas is a
kasbahin Rabat, Morocco. It was built during the reign of the Almohads.When the Almohads had captured Rabatand destroyed the kasbah of the Almoravidsin the town, they began reconstructing it in AH 544 / AD 1150. They added a palace and a mosque and named it al-Mahdiyya, after their ancestor al-Mahdi Ibn Tumart.After the death of Yaqub al-Mansur(AH 595 / AD 1199) the kasbah was deserted.
Reign of the Almohads
The Almohads brought significant changes to the Rabat area, including the destruction and rebuilding of the Kasbah of the Udayas and turning Chellah into a royal
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