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Introducing Morocco

Morocco is an exotic gateway to Africa; Morocco is a North African country that has a coastline on both the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The Western Sahara is part of Morocco to the south, Algeria to the east and the Spanish North African territories of Ceuta and Melilla on the Mediterranean coast in the north. It is just across the Strait of Gibraltar from Gibraltar, Spain. It has excellent beach resorts, snow-capped mountains, and the colorful Sahara Desert. It is a country influenced by Roman, Arab, Berber and French civilizations.

 

Cities

The largest city is Casablanca - it is an industrial and economic center with beaches along on the Atlantic Ocean. The beautiful Al Hassan Mosque is in Casablanca. Rabat, the capital, is on the Atlantic Ocean. Worth visiting are the Kasbah (market), Hassan Tower and the Royal Mausoleum and Palace.

Marrakech, located in the foothills of the snow covered Atlas Mountains, beautifully combines the old and the new. The Djeema El Fna Square is the center of activity and at dusk is an exciting venue with its musicians, variety of foods, snake charmers and storytellers.

 

Fez, the former medieval capital, has one of the best preserved walled medinas (old city) in the Arab world with its special sights, sounds and smells and an excellent place to purchase leather goods.

 

Nearby is Meknes, a modern laid-back city where you can view the Roman ruins of Volubilis. In the south is Ouarzazate, a UNESCO world heritage site with some of the best preserved Kasbahs. It is from here that you can spend a night in the Sahara Desert.

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