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tourism in Morocco

tourism in Morocco

tourism in Morocco

Tourist places in Morocco

 

 

General information about Morocco

Thanks to its wonderful and moderate climate in most of the year, the Kingdom of Morocco enjoys tremendous tourism popularity, as millions of tourists visit it every year, most of them from the Middle East, specifically the Gulf.

A country located in the far west of North Africa, its capital, Rabat, and its largest city, Casablanca, which is the economic capital, and among the most important cities: Salé, Fez, Marrakesh, Meknes, Tangiers, Agadir, Safi, Tetouan, Oujda, Oujda and Settat. Morocco overlooks the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west, with the Strait of Gibraltar in the middle;
Morocco has several mountain ranges: the Rif Mountains, the Middle Atlas, the High Atlas, and the Low Atlas / Sahara. The length of the main peaks, Tadagin: 2465 meters, Bonasser: 3326 meters, Pueblan: 3190 meters.

Tourist attractions in Morocco

1_ Meknes
One of the four cities of the Kingdom of Morocco and closely linked to the name and fame of Sultan Moulay Ismail and turned into a wonderful city in the style of Spanish-Moroccan, surrounded by high walls with large gates and characterized by the presence of many historical monuments and natural sites and is also closer to the city of Roman antiquities in Volubilis.

 

 

 

2 Chaouen or Chefchaouen
A city in the north-east of the magnificent mountain of Morocco, which is the picturesque Medina overlooking a dramatic background of the Rif Mountains, filled with white houses with parts in blue and has a popular market that offers many local handicrafts that are not available anywhere else in Morocco, such as Clothes, wool, woven blankets and goat cheese are also very popular with tourists.

3 port of Essaouira
Essaouira is a port and a tourist city located on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. The old city (the old town) is protected by high walls from the eighteenth century as a result of the Portuguese and Spanish attacks, where fortifications are spread with old copper cannons and the walls have a stunning view of the ocean. The city’s beaches are ideal for windsurfing and windsurfing.

 

 

4 Fez
One of the two largest ancient cities, which has been almost intact since the Middle Ages, with a population of about 150,000 people, and it is the largest urban city in the world in terms of population, and transportation is provided for goods, donkeys, strollers and motorcycles, and the entire ancient city is surrounded by high walls with a number of city gates. The historic center, with many shops and restaurants on the roof terrace, which is a great way to escape from the crowded streets, especially during sunset and after dark.

5 Casablanca
It is a coastal city and commercial center of the country located in western Morocco, facing the Atlantic Ocean. The French colonial heritage is reflected in the Moorish architecture of the city center, combining Moroccan and European styles. And the most important characteristic of the city is the Hassan II Mosque. The huge mosque was built on the ocean coast. It was partially built in 1993 and includes a minaret, 210 meters high.

Ain Diab Beach is well-known for its entertainment activities and nightlife. As the promenade overlooking the waterfront is filled with cafes, hotels and restaurants, Casablanca is best known for the 1942 movie of the same name with Humphrey Bogart, in which Rick’s Café became very popular.

 

6 Marrakech
It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Morocco, due to its pleasant climate, which constitutes a haven from the summer heat, its picturesque nature, and its buildings that are predominantly red, which earned it the nickname “the red city”. Marrakesh is called by other nicknames other than the Red City. It was dubbed the “city of seven men” in reference to a group of seven Sufi scholars who spread political and cultural awareness among the inhabitants of Marrakesh.
Marrakech embraces many rich and ancient historical monuments, which store the ancient history that passed in the city, and for its importance, the city of Marrakesh was included in the UNESCO list of world heritage and antiquities in 1985 AD, [12] and among the most prominent landmarks that exist in the city:

El-Badi Palace:

It is one of the most prominent Moroccan palaces, and is characterized by the abundance of decorations and inscriptions, in addition to the artistic masterpieces in it.
Bahia Palace: The palace was built during the reign of the Alawite state, and it contains royal suites, halls, gardens and displays many of the sculptures.
The Almoravid Dome: One of the signs of the beauty and art of Almoravid architecture. The dome was built in the eleventh century AD.
Al-Katibah Mosque: It is one of the most important mosques in the Maghreb and one of the most important landmarks of the city. It is distinguished by its ornate minaret and contains 11 domes and 17 internal wings.

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