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  • Hotels

    Le Diwan Rabat

    Located at 10005 Place de l’Unite Africaine in Rabat, Le Diwan Rabat is a great place to stay. Not only does the hotel combine modern trends with traditional Moroccan touches to give your accommodation an authentic ambiance, but the hotel is located near Rabat's city center so guests can easily explore the surrounding attractions on foot.

  • Hotels

    Helnan Chellah Hotel

    The Helnan Chellah Hotel has been nicknamed the “Chellah Hotel” due to the fact that it was the first hotel in Rabat and it was very close to the city’s Chellah monuments. While this hotel may have a fairly long history, it is certainly not old-fashioned, having recently been completely renovated and upgraded by the Helnan International Hotel group that owns it. Today it is one of the top ...

  • 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.

  • Ports

    Port of Essaouira

    The Port of Essaouira is not only home to many fishing boats and vessels, it is a popular tourist attraction and has a significant and interesting history attached to it. Fishing is done for local distribution and plays a significant role in the atmosphere and lure to the port. The Essaouira port is not used for commercial traffic and this has enabled it to retain its authenticity and ...

  • Museums

    Forbes

    The Tangier Forbes Museum is located on the Marshan in Tangier and was founded by Malcolm Forbes, who is also the publisher of the Forbes magazine. The Forbes museum is situated on a 10-acre piece of land called Palais Mendoub, which creates the perfect surroundings for this unique museum and its armament collection.

  • 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

    Borj Nord

    If you’re planning to visit Fez during your trip to Morocco, you should definitely schedule some time for a visit to the Borj-Nord Museum. This interesting museum seems to be an almost forgotten tribute to the past, with many visitors and locals neglecting to visit it. Nevertheless it is immensely interesting and provides interesting insight into the military history and traditions of ...

  • Museums

    Dar Batha

    If you have an appreciation for art, craft and history, the Dar Batha Museum in Morocco is a must-see attraction. This excellent collection of artifacts is housed in a Hispano-Moorish palace that dates back to the 19th century – a beautiful piece of art in itself. Located in Fez, the Dar Batha Museum is a tribute to some of the most brilliant traditional artwork of Fez.

  • Heritage Sites

    Mazagon

    The Portuguese city of Mazagan was built in the early 16th century on the Atlantic coast and was used as a defense settlement. Later in 1769 the settlement was taken over by the Moroccans. Today, the city of Mazagan serves as a good example of how well the Moroccan and European cultural influences can mix. The interchange of influences can be seen in the technology, architecture and the town ...

  • Culture

    Architecture

    Morocco is often viewed as a destination that is surrounded by mystery, seduction and beauty. These opinions are reflected in the breathtaking architecture of Morocco. Although modern buildings have crept in and formed part of Moroccan architecture, it is the older buildings that ooze allure, secrecy and architectural marvels from years gone by. Moroccan architecture has a somewhat exotic ...