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  • Attractions

    Djemaa El Fna

    Djemaa el Fna is located in the exotic city of Marrakech and is known to locals as the 'heart of the city'. It is a part of Marrakech that presents an ever changing character with the rising of the sun and well into the night. It is a cultural mix of color, scents, sight and sound and is one of the liveliest attractions in Morocco. Visitors and tourists should not miss the opportunity to ...

  • Attractions

    Grand Socco

    The once bustling marketplace called the Grand Socco, is located in the middle of Tangier. Not so long ago it was filled with traders and buyers, snake charmers, musicians and creative storytellers looking for interested listeners. It is still busy, noisy and congested, but has now become a meeting point and a good central point for travelers who want to explore the city.

  • Mosques

    Hassan Mosque

    The Hassan II Mosque is the second largest mosque in the world and is located in Casablanca, the economic and business capital of Morocco. Michel Pinseau, a French architect, designed the Hassan Mosque and its accompanying minaret. Pinseau designed the building in such a way that it is able to endure earthquakes. At night the minaret has lasers that shine in the direction of Mecca. Today, ...

  • Attractions

    Dakar Rally

    In 2009 the Dakar Rally was moved to South America with the route traveling through Argentina and Chile. The 2010 Dakar Rally was once again hosted by these South American countries.The Dakar Rally has an international following and is known as one of the biggest and most dangerous challenges of endurance in the world. It is probably due to the unpredictability of the course that so many ...

  • Attractions

    Glaoui Kasbah

    The Glaoui Kasbah of Telouet is a popular tourist attraction found in the country of Morocco. The building was home to T’hami el Glaoui, the governor of Marrakesh, and his family in the early twentieth century.

  • Attractions

    Dar El Makhzen

    In the Kasbah in the city of Tangier, you will find the majestic Dar el Makhzen. This is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular attractions in Morocco. Sultan Moulay Ismail constructed the Dar el Makhzen in the seventeenth century and it served as his palace. As the palace is located on the highest area in the city, visitors can enjoy spectacular views that even extend out to Spain and the ...

  • Attractions

    Asilah

    Asilah, also known as Arzila, is one of the most picturesque and historic attractions in Morocco. It is located approximately fifty kilometers outside the city of Tangier and has been dated back to 1500 B.C. The city was constructed by the Phoenicians as a trade post, but was later conquered by the Portuguese in the fifteenth century. By 1549, John III had abandoned Asilah in the midst of an ...

  • Attractions

    There is certainly no shortage of great attractions in Morocco. The country enjoys a strong sense of culture and a long and ancient history. The cool blue water flowing over the sand of the beaches is a direct contrast with the hot white sands of the desert, while the greens of fertile valleys contrast with the browns and whites of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. The country is romantic and ...

  • Meknès-Tafilalet

    Meknes

    Meknes is renowned for its vast historical significance and is one of the Imperial cities in Morocco. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage, Meknes is best known for its close links to Sultan Moulay Ismail who was responsible for the construction of the city’s ramparts and impressive gates. In fact, one of the grandest features of Meknes is the gate of El-Mansour, beautifully decorated with ...

  • Hotels

    Jnan Palace Hotel

    The Jnan Palace Hotel is conveniently located approximately ten minutes from the Fez airport and is not only able to accommodate tourists and vacationers, but is one of the best convention facilities in the city. It is surrounded by a peaceful residential area, ensuring that guests enjoy a relaxing stay at the Jnan Palace Hotel. Fez is a city filled with exciting adventures, a rich and ...