Places To Visit in Morocco

Here are the top 10 tourist places in Morocco

1. Casablanca

4.3 /5

1 out of 10
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Casablanca is the most modern and the largest city in Morocco. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, it is also Morocco's chief port. Casablanca displays a magical blend of brilliant architecture, history, culture and sophistication. The city is a bustling metropolis with beautiful palm trees li...

Best Time: July to August

2. Marrakech

5.0 /5

2 out of 10
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Marrakech is the third largest city in Morocco and one of the four imperial cities. Lying at the foot of the Atlas mountains and just a few hours from the Sahara desert, it has a contrasting location and landscape. With magnificent palaces, historic museums, beautiful green gardens and great shoppin...

Best Time: March to April and October to November

3. Tangier

4.5 /5

3 out of 10
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Europe meets Africa at the Moroccan port of Tangier, situated across the Strait of Gibraltar, around 20 miles from Spain. Romanticized by poets, artists, filmmakers and writers, the port town of Tangier is known for isolated beaches, vibrant souks, Medina and Kasbah. Tangier is an ideal getaway for ...

Best Time: March to May and September to November

4. Rabat

4.1 /5

4 out of 10
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Rabat is the capital city of Morocco nestled along the Atlantic Ocean coast and the Bouregreg River. It is one of Morocco's four imperial towns, known for its beautiful architecture, influenced by French colonial, Islamic and Berber history. Rabat is regarded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is o...

Best Time: Mar to May, Sep to Oct

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5. Agadir

4.0 /5

5 out of 10
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The small Moroccan town of Agadir is nestled in the foothills of the Anti-Atlas mountains along the South Atlantic coast. Agadir is the capital of Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane province and is a celebrated resort town. It is also southern Morocco's most visited city. Known for its crescent beach, seaside pro...

Best Time: May to September

6. Essaouira

4.5 /5

6 out of 10
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A port city and resort on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, Essaouira is a picturesque old town surrounded by sea and city walls dating back to the 18th century. With its bohemian vibe, Essaouira is a great place to wander around the Medina and souks or stroll through its beautiful art galleries.

Best Time: May to Oct

7. Taghazout

4.0 /5

7 out of 10
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Situated 19 kms north of the city of Agadir, Taghazout is a small fishing village on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. This well-known surfing site is famous for its hipster vibe, serene sea views, and a stunning coastline studded with blue and white houses.

Best Time: October to November

8. Tetouan

4.3 /5

8 out of 10
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Tetouan is a city located in Mediterranean Morocco. With its UNESCO-protected medina and Spanish-style architecture, Tetouan is perhaps the jewel of Morocco's Mediterranean coast. It is surrounded by limestone mountains covered in a thick forest. Tetouan is known for its excellent craftsmanship and ...

Best Time: June to September

9. Chefchaouen

4.4 /5

9 out of 10
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Chefchaouen, or Chaouen, is a city nestled in the Rif mountains on the northwestern side of Morocco. It is renowned for its old town's eye-catching, blue-washed architecture and the narrow lanes, through which you can hear the call to prayer that echoes throughout the town's mosques. Chefchaouen is ...

Best Time: Mar to May, Sep to Oct

10. Fes

4.2 /5

10 out of 10
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The cultural capital of Morocco, Fes is an ancient UNESCO-recognized walled city on the northeastern side of Morocco. Fes is known for housing the world's oldest university and library, which can be dated back to 859 and 1359, respectively. Everywhere you look, there is a maze of medinas, vibrant co...

Best Time: May to September

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FAQs on Morocco

What is the currency of Morocco?

Moroccan Dirham is the national currency. Frequently used denominations in terms of bank notes are MAD 20, MAD 50, MAD 100 and MAD 200. US Dollars and Euros are both accepted in the country. Morocco is a cash-based country, so it is always better to carry hard cash with you when you travel here. Debit cards can be used at the cash machines. However, many of these machines do not work, so it is always better as we mentioned, to carry cash.

What is the history of Morocco?

The Romans were ruling Morocco until the 5th Century AD. After that, the country was invaded and conquered by the Arabs, who were instrumental in spreading the doctrines of Islam. In the 11th century, Morocco was captured by the Berbers. It was during this time that the culture of Morocco began to be enhanced and developed. Later, a group named the Merinids captured Morocco, followed by the Wattasids. The French also captured Morocco, and they then struggled for independence. In 1956, Morocco emerged as an independent nation.

What is unique about culture of Morocco?

Moroccan culture is both religious and courteous. They hold their mosques very dear, and only Muslims are allowed to access them. Their culture is steeped in polite courtesy and hospitality, which is evident in the manner in which they interact with people. The family is also given a lot of importance, and even today, the men are considered the head of the house and at a slightly more elevated position than women. Islam is the dominant religion of this country. Sunni Muslims are more commonly found. A few Christians and Jews also live in Morocco. Arabic and Berber are the official languages of the country. Some locals also speak French, Spanish and English.

How is Morocco divided into regions?

Morocco comprises of several regions. Meditarranean Morocco is filled with lots of towns and cities for the everyday tourist, the North Atlantic Coast holds the capital of the country, the South Atlantic Coast is very well-known for its beach towns such as Agadir and Essaouria, High Atlas includes the famous Marrakesh and the Atlas mountain range, Middle Atlas covers the Middle Atlas mountains, Saharan Morocco includes the sprawling deserts of the country and the Anti Atlas region covers the south of the country.
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