Almoravids (Berber dynasty 1069 - 1147)

Dar Chadia - Almoravieden
In the plains near the Tansift River, the Almoravid leader decided to choose the site of Marrakech for hosting the new capital. He extended his power all over Northern Africa as far as Libya and the city experienced its greatest period under the leadership of Yacub al-Mansur, the third Almohad sultan.