Take a trip to Morocco and chances are you’ll find yourself basking in one of these interior courtyards. A way to bring a green space or even a pool area into the house, courtyards practically define Marrakech‘s traditional palaces called riads.
Gazebo with a fountain in the gardens of Bahia Palace (Bahia means brilliant), Marakesh, Morocco. It is a complex of ornately decorated reception rooms, apartments and gardens that was built by a grand vizier at the end of the century. Take some time