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  • Travel

    Cruises

    The exotic African destination of Morocco attracts thousands of travelers every month and with most of the major passenger cruise lines stopping along the Popular Moroccan Atlantic Coastline, including the famous cities of Tangier, Rabat and Casablanca, makes it simply irresistible to join them. Morocco.com is pleased to offer our Price Comparison Search Tool that will help you find the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Attractions

    Grottoes Of Hercules

    The city of Tangier in Morocco is situated on the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar on the North African coast. This city, which went through a period of relative obscurity, has been experiencing an increase in tourism once more. Its close proximity to Europe makes it easily accessible to tourists who want to experience the mystical beauty of this North African city.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Ports

    Port of Tangier

    Tangier is known as a city that bustles with vendors on each street corner. It's a place with markets, alleyways, narrow streets and a sensory overload of color, noise and aromas. And the Port of Tangier is no different. It swarms with passengers, guides, taxi drivers and ships that are desperately trying to offload their cargo in a port that barely has enough space to breathe in.

  • Area Guide

    Ports

    Morocco is a country that is surrounded by plenty of water. Not only does this mean that you can enjoy the refreshing qualities of the ocean, but it also means you can use it for travel, trade and recreational sports like fishing. Fortunately Morocco has many well-established ports that visitors and business people can use with relative ease. There is usually a port of reasonable size in all ...

  • Museums

    American Legation

    The American Legation Museum and Research Centre in Morocco is located in the Medina of Tangier, which was a fortified city decades ago. The beautiful Rue d’Amerique lies close to where the museum is situated. In 1821 the Sultan of Morocco, Moulay Suliman, gave this building as a gift to the United States of America. This was a significant event for the U.S. government as it was one of the ...

  • 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

    Moroccan Arts

    The Museum of Moroccan Art (Dar el Makhzen) is located in the Medina of Tangier. The Museum was formerly a palace that was built in the 17th century for the use of the Governor. You can contact the museum on (212 9) 93 20 97 and it is open from Monday to Wednesday at 08:30 am to 18:00 pm.