Top Places to Visit in Morocco

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Morocco beckons vacationers with spice scented mystery, the snow-dusted High Atlas Mountains and ancient medina lanes that lead to souqs and riads. It is the most popular North African country that has the coastline on both North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. With Western Sahara to the south and Algeria to the east, Morocco is home to plenty of interesting places to visit. Apart from Algeria and Spain, there are plenty of interesting countries that has the pleasant architecture and diverse wildlife same as Morocco. Take a tour of some of the prominent cities of Morocco given below:

Rabat

Known as Morocco’s most conservative city, Rabat is famous for its ancient medina lanes, elegant tree-lined boulevards and well-proportioned package of alluring sights. This conservative yet cosmopolitan city is the capital city of Morocco. This fascinating city is home to some of the splendid attractions from the likes of Kasbah of the Oudaias, Hassan Tower, The Royal Mausoleum, Old Medina, National Archeological Museum, The Beach and Royal Palace. Shopping enthusiasts should visit the MegaMall. There are plenty of shops in the mall that are engaged in selling wide array of things.

Casablanca

Get amazed to see the splendid architecture of contemporary mosques or savor the authentic delicacies of Morocco, Casablanca is the industrial and economic heart of Morocco. Brimming with a plethora of attractions, Casablanca attracts vacationers and leisure hunters from all over the world. Check out The King Hassan II Mosque, situated at Blvd Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah it is the largest mosque in Morocco and the third largest in the world. Those who want to taste the authentic and modern cuisines should visit the La Corrida. Do taste the seafood and the steamed mussels of this restaurant.

Fez

Offering deeply spiritual and exciting travel experiences, Fez is a sprawling city that is home to a 1,200 year-old medina and it is the most popular ancient walled city of Morocco. Check out The Merenid Tombs that offers alluring panoramic views over the medina. Here you will also get to see the olive tree lined hills that surround this city. Shop at the local markets of Fez with your buddies. These local markets offer leather goods and souvenirs.

The country that fits the bill is Senegal, after exploring Morocco you should definitely check out the Senegal’s Ziguinchor, the capital of the Ziguinchor Region. There are many airlines that had flights to Ziguinchor from Morocco. Avoid last minute hassles by booking your tickets in advance.

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Carlita Morandi who is passionate traveler. She loves to write trip tips related articles online.

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  1. Jana Pekova

    April 20, 2014 at 4:59 am

    There are many wonderful places to see in Morocco. From cities we would of course recommend Marrakech and Fes, but also towns such as Meknes, Essaouira, Chefchaouen.
    Then another important part of Morocco travel is visit of the Southern part of the country. You find here always changing landscapes that are just breathtaking,

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