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  • Attractions

    St Andrews Church Tangier

    To find an Anglican church in Morocco might sound odd to some, but Tangier is home to a very famous little church and a popular tourist attraction in Tangier named St. Andrews Church. Hassan I of Morocco provided the first strip of land in the year 1880 to the English where they were able to erect an iron church. Soon the church became too small to accommodate the congregation and plans to ...

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    Friouato Caves

    Near the town of Taza lies one of the most breathtaking natural attractions in Morocco. The Friouato Caves, or Gouffre de Friouato, make up the largest known cave system in Northern Africa and the site has become increasing popular with visitors and tourists. Gouffre de Friouato was first explored by Norbet Casteret in the year 1930 and, thanks to his efforts, the caves can now be enjoyed by ...

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    Medersa Bou Inania

    Visiting the Medersa Bou Inania is a truly wonderful experience; not only because it is an architectural masterpiece, but it is not often that a religious building that is still in use is open to the public. It forms part of the Kairaounie University that is located in Fez and was founded by Sultan Abou el Hassan in the year 1350. His son, Sultan Bou Inan completed the construction of ...

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    Zaouia Moulay Idriss

    The mausoleum of Zaouia Moulay Idris II is located in Fez, the third largest city in Morocco, at the 'Place de Marche Verte'. The building of the shrine began in 1717 and was completed in 1824. It has since become the medina's holiest shrine.

  • Palaces

    El Bahia Palace

    As you tour Morocco, you will find that almost every palace is different in one respect or another – even if they all indicate former glories once enjoyed by royal courts. The El Bahia Palace in Marrakech is certainly no exception. This beautiful building is an excellent example of Eastern Architecture from the 19th century that represents trends and standards of the wealthy who lived at ...

  • Mosques

    Karaouine Mosque

    If you are planning a trip to Fez, you simply must spend some time at the Karaouine Mosque. This brilliant attraction is worth seeing for several reasons. The first is that it is incredibly old and it has served as a home for the University of Al-Karaouine for centuries – giving cause for the Guinness Book of World Records to name the university as the ‘oldest existing educational ...