The elements of Moroccan tourism
There are many elements that make Morocco a tourist country, including the following:
- Nature: Morocco is considered the gateway to the African continent, where it has many amazing landscapes, such as mountain peaks; The most important of them are the peaks of the High Atlas Mountains, and the Rif mountain ranges, as well as desert oases, rugged coastlines, waterfalls, and caves in the forest hills.
- Old Cities: The ancient Moroccan cities are among the most attractive cities for tourists, as their construction dates back centuries. You can visit the city of Fez, the Jemaa El-Fna street theater in Marrakesh, and other ancient cities.
- Moroccan activities: There are many activities that can be enjoyed in Morocco without others, including the following:
- Moroccan culture and traditions: Morocco is distinguished by its diversity. Over the centuries, this country has woven multiple ties with Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Arabs and Berbers formed a successful mixture that led to the formation of the country’s identity and culture.
- History of Morocco: Morocco is characterized by its long history, which dates back to the Paleolithic era.
- Hiking on the highest peaks of North Africa.
- Learn how to prepare couscous.
- Going out on camel treks in the desert.
- Touring the country’s markets.
- Relax on the overlooking balconies and large courtyards.
Tourist places in Morocco
Morocco is characterized by many tourist places, including the following:
- The city of Marrakesh: Marrakesh is the most popular city in Morocco, and it is the fourth largest city in the country. It also contains a variety of historical sites and modern areas, as it includes two areas, which are the following:
- Casablanca: It is the largest Moroccan city, and is considered the main industrial area in Morocco. It contains the New City neighborhood, which is rich in charming French architecture, and the Hassan II Mosque, which is the largest mosque in North Africa.
- The city of Fez: Fez was the capital of Morocco for more than 400 years, and is currently considered the cultural and religious center of the country. The city center of Fez contains more than many narrow streets, numbering up to 9,000 narrow streets. It is also distinguished by its tanneries that are worth a visit. The city is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
- Essaouira: It is one of the most favorite places for travelers, where it is possible to enjoy in this city and practice many activities, such as: surfing, shopping, and strolling on the beaches.
- Tangier: The city of Tangier is one of the largest Moroccan cities, as it was of unparalleled economic and cultural importance, as it was the city of the Roman Empire for more than 200 years.
- Rabat: It is the capital of Morocco, the seventh largest city in the country, and one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
- The city: It is characterized by its overlapping lanes, and its shops full of crafts.
- Gueliz: It is the opposite of the city; It contains modern buildings, fast food restaurants, and urban restaurants.
Getting around Morocco
It is possible to get around in Moroccan cities using many methods, including the following:
- Train: It is considered the best transportation option in Morocco, and it is a suitable way to get to know the social aspect of the Moroccan people, as they give a lot of advice to their visitors.
- Airplanes: Moroccan airlines provide a great network of airlines to most Moroccan cities, but they are an expensive method.
- Buses: It is one of the popular options for getting around in Morocco, as every major city in Morocco has a central bus station, from which tourists can buy tickets and travel from one place to another.
- ↑ “Welcome to Morocco”, www.lonelyplanet.com, Retrieved 18-12-2018. Edited.
- ^ AP Khushboo Sheth (23-8-2018), “The Biggest Cities In Morocco”, www.worldatlas.com, Retrieved 12-18-2018. Edited.
- ↑ “Morocco Map”, www.mapsofworld.com, 7-12-2018, Retrieved 18-12-2018. Edited.
- ↑ “Morocco Travel Information”, www.mapsofworld.com, Retrieved 18-12-2018. Edited.
Report on tourism in Morocco