Morocco! A beautiful Mediterranean country located in Northern Africa bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. How fascinating it is to visit a country with an African and European flare. Morocco was ruled by the French and Spanish colonials and mainly Arabs and Berbers. Some areas are composed of refugees from Spain and Portugal.
With its incredible diversity in landscape and ethnicity, you will be sure to be enriched with beautiful historical features and beautiful vistas, Morocco is a rewarding experience to its traveler. I picked out a few of the amazing cities in Morocco that you can visit. But before you go here are some tips and pointers.
- If you’re traveling from a particular country, you might want to check to see if you require a visa.
- Morocco is mainly Islamic (Sunni Islam)
- Peak Travel is between July and September
- Climate Sub-tropical
- The language spoken is Arabic and Berber mostly
- Beware of hustlers and con artist
- Females should always dress Conservative
- Local currency Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
- Homosexuality is illegal
- Tap water is not drinkable
Top 4 Cities to visit
Sometimes referred to as the Red City, Morocco has medieval-looking features but still modern in many ways. It is home to many mosques, palaces, and gardens. A barrage of marketplaces is along the lines of the streets where you can buy jewelry, textiles, pottery, etc. Marrakech is one of Africa s most popular destination sites. You can experience some beautiful and historical culture the city as to offer.
Casablanca is a modern city in Morocco that is located by the sea. The famous movie Casablanca was shot here. There ancient medina and the contemporary mosque which is the third-largest in the world is worth a special visit.
Fuse with a European and Arabic style, this city is built like a Spanish-Moorish style and is surrounded by a high wall with massive doors. It offers around 25 Mosques, hammams, palaces, inns for merchants, numerous granaries and quite a few vineyards in and around Meknes.
Agadir is a beautiful modern resort destination; it is not like the other Moroccan cities which emphasize on culture and history. It is known for its beaches, golf courses, restaurants, and bars
- Souss Massa National Park, hosting particular ornithologist species such as the bald ibis, white spatulas to name a few. The park offers endless sandy beaches, fisherman caves, cliffs, and other fascinating features.
- Streets of Morocco, scroll through the streets of Morocco and see the people buy local products, watch the snake charmers and sample the local delectable.
- Majorelle Garden is a botanical garden with luscious vegetation, exotic plants, fountains and a museum that highlights the Berber culture.
- Hassan II Mosque was built by the French Pinseau and Bouygues .C’est. It is an extraordinary religious site that is the second-largest mosque in the world.
- Tours discover the beauty of the Moroccan cities through fantastic tour packages which include camel trekking and bivouac, trips to the mountainous and lush valleys, waterfalls and historic sites all in a couple of days.
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