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17 Best Places to visit In Morocco -Things to do in Morocco

 

Morocco Historical & Heritage Tours

Explore the main Morocco world Heritage Sites ;the places of importance to cultural or natural heritage in the country

   
 

Marrakech is one of the country’s imperial cities, Marrakech is also referred to as the Red City because of its sandstone buildings. Marrakech was founded in the 11th century by the Almoravides, a Berber dynasty who turned the city into an important center of commerce, religion, philosophy and culture. Under Almoravide rule, red sandstone walls, lavish palaces and Koranic schools were built of which much can still be seen today.

 

2-Merzouga Desert

Merzouga  desert is absolutely a must visit when you’re in Morocco. From watching the gorgeous sunset over the dunes to gazing at the sky full of bright stars, every experience in the desert is captivating and unforgettable. Make sure that out of all the best places to visit in Morocco, you do keep a few days for a trip to the Sahara Desert, one of the finest places to travel in Morocco!


3 Chefcouaen

Nestled among the Rif Mountains in northwest Morocco, Chefchaouen is one of the prettiest and most picturesque towns in the country. This is, in large part, because all the buildings in its old medina are painted a beautiful blue, and stand out delightfully against its dusty surroundings.

Known as the ‘Blue Pearl‘, the colorful old town’s winding narrow alleys are a delight to get lost in as lovely Moroccan and Andalusian architecture lies all around. These lead you past countless cosy cafes, traditional restaurants, and little hotels to its centuries-old kabash and lively souk, where you can buy local handicrafts and leatherwares.

 

4- Fez

Medieval Fez served as Morocco's capital for more than 400 years and is still an important religious and cultural center. The old walled part of the city, known as Fes el-Bali, was founded in the 9th century and is recognized by UNESCO for the historical importance of its Idrisid dynasty architecture. It is best explored on foot and includes the Al Quaraouiyine mosque and its associated university, which is the oldest in the world (dating back to 859 AD). Other highlights include the Chaouwara Tanneries, the Merenid Tombs and the Mellah or Jewish Quarter. 

 

5- Casablanca

 

The economic capital of the kingdom .a colonial architecture blends traditional Moroccan designs with French Art Deco into a distinctive style known as Mauresque. The city is also home to the Hassan II Mosque, one of the world’s largest, and unusually for Morocco, it can be visited by non-Muslims  and many other sights like : the Mohamed V place, the central market, Habous district, the Royal Palace,the Mellah (Jewish Quarter) with its temples and synagogues such as Beth-El, Em Habanim and Neve Chalom......etc

6- Rabat

Morocco’s capital Rabat is well worth visiting. One of four imperial cities in the country, it is set on the northwest coastline and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.Home to peaceful, palm tree-lined boulevards and an atmospheric old medina, Rabat is a lovely place to wander around, with interesting historical sights and cultural landmarks dotted here and there. While its massive Royal Palace and beautiful Art Deco cathedral look a treat, the main attraction is its well-preserved kasbah.

Located near to the city of Fes in northern Morocco, Meknes is known as the “City of a Hundred Minarets” for its abundance of monuments, mosques, palaces and pavilions. Founded by a Berber tribe in the 9th century, Meknes rose to eminence during the 11th century as a fortified town. In the 1700s, the Sultan of Morocco Moulay Ismail made Meknes the country’s imperial capital and added to the city’s construction. It’s the city’s former prestige and glory that distinguishes it from other towns in Morocco. Few other places offer visitors such an intimate look at Morocco’s golden past. It is also the nearest city to the Roman ruins of Volubilis.

8- Dades Gorges

The Dades Valley runs between the Jebel Sarhro and High Atlas mountain ranges and offers some of Morocco's most spectacular scenery. Its cliffs transition from ocher to rose to deep red with the changing light and in some places tower more than 1500 feet above the verdant oases of the valley floor. The best way to appreciate the valley and its Berber villages is on foot, especially when you reach the magnificent Todra Gorge. Traditional forts, or kasbahs, can be found at regular intervals and many now double as luxury hotels.

9- Asilah

Asilah has a rich and varied history. With roots as far back as the 16th century BC, when it was on the main trade route used by the Phoenicians, it was a notorious centre for piracy and later captured by the Portuguese before coming under Moroccan rule in the 17th century. Each successive culture and society has left its mark on the town, making modern-day Asilah a fascinating display of Morocco’s unique heritage. A Portuguese fortress leans precariously over the cliffs, while charming blue-and-white Moroccan houses line the streets.

 

10- Tangier

Tangier has a fascinating and slightly debauched role in 20th-century literary history, and this past is what draws many tourists here. This is the city that inspired famous works such as Paul Bowles' The Sheltering Sky and William Burroughs' Naked Lunch..Tangier may have been scrubbed up since their day, with the bohemian cafes and louche bars long gone, but you can still catch a whiff of the decadent days gone by.



 

 

11- Essaouira

Known for a long time as the Port of Timbuktu, Essaouira became one of the major Atlantic commercial centres between Africa and Europe at the end of the 18th ; Essaouira is the  most charming seaside town is laid-back Essaouira has lost none of its authenticity. The colorful fishing boats bobbing on the water, stately old shore-side fort walls, and twisty lanes of the old town make Essaouira a delight to discover.

 

 

12- Ourika Valley

About 50 kilometers from Marrakesh, the mountain valley villages of the Ourika Valley are one of the most popular things to do outside the city. The little villages and towns, surrounded by lush orchards and fields, are a welcome escape from the city heat and provide a quick snapshot of typical Moroccan rural life. If you plan a trip for Monday, don't miss the weekly market held in the village of Tnine, which is full of the bustle and color of local life.

 

13- Ouzoud Wetrfalls

Some 150km north from Marrakech, in the Middle Atlas, you can enjoy the spectacular waterfalls of Ouzoud.  With a height of over 100m they are considered the highest in North-Africa. The way to the cascades offers a variety of natural  charms.

14- Ait ben Haddou Kasbah

Ait Ben Haddou  Kasbah a fortified village, and a great example of the Moroccan earthen clay architecture. It’s been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

This iconic landmark of Morocco attracts daily many tourists as it’s one of the best places to visit in Morocco.

15- Agadir

Agadir is a super modern coastal town in the southern part of Morocco; the Morocco's best sea resort with its fine sandy beaches, over 300 days of sun per year. An accessible year-round destination

16- Todra Gorges

Situated in the High Atlas mountains of Morocco, the Todra Gorges are a series of deep-sided canyons carved out of the eastern side of this range by fast-flowing rivers on their way down to the coastal plains.They are very popular with climbers for their walls that can reach 300 meters. These walls are very well equipped but many are still virgin

17- Draa Valley

The Drâa, Draa river or wadi Drâa is the longest river in Morocco with 1,100 kilometers. Its valley has an inhabited part with many oases in the middle Draa, it is the classic "Draa valley" of tourist Morocco, and a desert part downstream from Mahmid el Ghizane

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