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  • Palaces

    Khalifa Palace

    Tetouan is a beautiful Moroccan city and the only open port on the Mediterranean Sea. It is set against a backdrop of mountains to the west and south. Tetouan boasts seven superbly sculpted gateways that lead through the ramparts into the medina: a maze of intricate alleys, twisting around the houses and stores. There are many interesting sights, sounds and aromas to experience in the medina ...

  • 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 ...

  • Heritage Sites

    Medina Of Tetouan

    The Medina of Tetouan is the capital of Tangier-Tetouan, a region of Morocco found in the northern parts of the country in the fertile Martil Valley. Tetouan (Tetuan, Tettawan, Tettawen) is also the cultural centre of the region and has the only open port on the Mediterranean Sea.

  • 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 ...

  • Tangier-Tétouan

    Tetouan

    The city of Tetouan is strangely enchanting with its dramatic setting of the somber Rif Mountains and the cheerful and colorful Martil Valley. The discolored white walls give way to bursts of color here and there while green tile roofs frame the odd mixture of Spanish and Moorish architecture. The people here are friendly and very much engaged in the business of living. Traders guilds ...

  • Tangier-Tétouan

    Tangier

    With its souks, traditional Moroccan cuisine and many historical and cultural attractions, it's the perfect destination for your Moroccan holiday. Tangier, also known as the White City, revolves around its state-of-the-art import and export port and you are sure to see many millionaire yachts on this stretch of Moroccan coastline where the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean meet.