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29 March 2003 Shubiel Gorge, Near Kriz

A Holy Monument of Star Wars Canyon

A huge, white, domed, structure sits high on top of Shubiel Gorge which is also popularly known as Star wars Canyon. It is a marabout, the mausoleum of an Islamic holy man. Marabout are typically found in the most deserted and far-reached places around the countryside. This one is the tomb of a 13th century hermit and holy man named Sidi Bou Helal.

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