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  • About Morocco

    Morocco (the full Arabic name is Al Mamlakah al Maghribiyah which translates into "The Western Kingdom" ) is located on the North West coast of Africa and has ports in the North Atlantic Ocean as well as the Mediterranean Sea. It is the third most populous Arab country. Morocco shares the largest part of its border with Algeria to the East and Western Saharah to the South. Morocco is ...

  • Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz

    Essaouira

    Essaouira is a delightful destination in Morocco. Filled with history, boasting a variety of activities and offering a break from the hustle and bustle of life, Essaouira is a tourist hotspot.

  • Regions

    Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer

    Situated in north-western Morocco, the region of Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer has a population of more than 2.3 million. The vibrant city of Rabat is the region’s capital, as well as being the capital of Morocco.

  • 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.

  • Museums

    Bert Flint

    Theater has played a massive role in the culture of many nations for many thousands of years. Whether it is simple or complex is not really all that important, for it is a prime method of communication that appeals to viewers and helps to stimulate the imagination and the senses. If you enjoy theatre and are interested in things like costumes, jewelry and furniture from the past, you might ...

  • Museums

    Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah

    Some would argue that the only museum in Essaouira that is worth seeing is the Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Museum. This excellent museum is certainly worth spending time in. Not only is the collection absolutely fabulous, but the building it is housed in is delightful too. Together they present the perfect Moroccan museum where you can lose yourself in the culture and history of Morocco for ...

  • Museums

    Ethnographic Museum Tetouan

    The first Ethnographic Museum in Tetouan was founded in 1928 and was known as the 'Museum of Indigenous Arts' or as the 'Muslim House'. However the museum and its endless variety of exhibits was moved to the old military fortress of Sultan Moulay Abderrahman in 1948, which had been renovated to house the new and improved Ethnographic Museum in Tetouan. The Ethnographic Museum is an ...

  • Museums

    Dar Si Said

    There are few museums in the world that manage to communicate a sense of living nostalgia in the same way as the Dar Si Said Museum does. This brilliant museum is situated in one of Morocco’s most beautiful cities – Marrakech. Here the old mixes with the new with effortless ease in a way that cannot be fully described in words. In the museum things are much the same for, though most of the ...

  • Museums

    Archaeological Museum Tetouan

    Tetouan was once known as Tamouda and it is believed that this settlement was founded close to the third century B.C. The Roman occupiers destroyed the settlement in approximately the year forty-two A.D. during a revolt. A fortified camp was erected in place of the settlement by the Roman troops and traces of their occupation are still visible today. The Archaeological Museum in Tetouan ...