Morocco

Description

Morocco is a country with unique cultural and natural contrasts. From the mix of oriental and occidental influences, to the combination of beaches and dessert, this beautiful place is one of the most important touristic and commercial points of Africa. Is located at northeast of the continent, bordering the southern tip of Spain. All the above made it an strategic site since ancient times.

Having been the passage of Africans, Europeans , Arabs and Berbers, Morocco is one of the few places in the world with such richness and cultural roots, that can be admired in the colors of its markets, streets and artcrafts. In Morocco there is magic in each activity, each corner and each story. The contrast between its ports and the huge dessert at the south, make this country a charming place for any tourist who likes exotic.

Rabat

Is the Moroccan capital, and even though is not the main touristic point of the country, is an ideal place to change the rhythm after a large trip by through the zone. In Rabat the sellers are less invasive and walking across the Medina results a relaxing tour.

Rabat is distinguished by its popular neighborhoods with traditional Muslim style in the coast, and also for its impressive monuments and mosques, some of the incomplete or destroyed. Besides, the place give wonderful views of the ocean and mountains.

Landmarks

Casablanca. This beautiful city at the west of Morocco is located in the coast of the Atlantic Ocean at the south of Rabat. Besides being the main city of the Magreb, Casablanca is the economic district of Morocco. The city is famous for being the set of the awarded movie with the same name.

Torre Hassan. Built in the XII century, this tower is unfinished, nevertheless is one of the most charming sites. It is part of an impressive mosque with an adjacent mausoleum, in honor of King Mohammed V.

This country is located at the northeast of Africa and at the southern tip of Spain is a dazzling mosaic of cultures. With African, Arab, European and Berber Influences, this place preserve a strange and romantic magic. Is one of the most important destinations of Africa and it has been a key point in the meeting of East and West since ancient times.

  • Continent: Europe
  • Climate: Mediterranean, warm.