Interesting locations in Morocco


Places included on the UNESCO World Heritage list are Fes el Bali (the old, walled city, which established by the Idrisid Idris II and included in the list in 1981), Aït Benhaddou (is a 'fortified city’, which located in Souss-Massa-Draâ and included in the list since 1987), Volubilis (the site was registered in 1997 and located near Meknes), El Jadida (formerly recognized as Mazagan which registered on the list since 2004), Essaouira (is a city and traveler resort in the western Moroccan, popular for its windsurfing and kitesurfing, with the strong trade wind blowing and previously known as Mogador), Fes or Fez (4th largest city in the country and one of the self-styled “imperial cities”), Marrakesh (has the largest established market, 3rd largest city in the country and recognized as "Red City"), Meknes (is a city in northern part of the country and identified after a Berber ethnic group which was recognized as Miknasa) and Tétouan (is a city in northern part of the country and the only open harbor on the Mediterranean Sea).

Some of the popular museums include American Legation (located in Tangier and celebrates the historic cultural and tactful relations between the Kingdom of Morocco and United States of America), Ameziane (a private museum and launched in May 2006 at Nador), Dar-el-Makhzen (also known as Sultanate Palace which is located in Tangier and created in 17th century by Moulay Ismail), Forbes (located in Malcolm Forbes' Palais Mendoub and has almost 115,000 models collection of lead soldiers) and Museum of Marrakech ( built by Mehdi Menebhi in the late 19th century).

Other interesting places found in the country are Ouzoud waterfalls (sited in the province of Azilal and in the surrounding area you will find orchards, green valleys and El Abid River), Aguelmame Sidi Ali (a lake which is found in the region of Khénifra, Meknès-Tafilalet), Agdal Gardens (formed as an orchard by Abd el Moumen), Majorelle Garden (a botanical garden which is located in Marrakech and designed by Jacques Majorelle), Great Mosque of Taza (imost famous structure in the medina of Taza and created in 1172 by Almohad sultan Abd al-Mu'min) and Casablanca Cathedral (situated in Casablanca, which created in 1930 and planned by Architect Paul Tournon).