In one of the four imperial cities, Rabat is a curious mix of the past and the highly modernized modernity. In the 12th century, the sultan used the kasbah (citadel) as the basis for campaigns against the Spanish. This was exactly the time when the most famous landmarks and sights of the city appeared.
Rabat served as a haven for Muslims expelled from Spain in the early 17th century. And only became the capital since the French occupation. The population of Rabat is Muslims and Europeans in almost equal proportions. For each temple or mosque, there are about three or four European-style cafes.
Second imperial city in Morocco : Those looking for romance and adventure in every corner of this city will be disappointed. Casablanca is not a throwback to a sleepy past, it is Morocco’s largest city and industrial center. A huge cheeky capital, where traditional Moroccan raincoats seem out of place among the neat suits and sunglasses of Europeans
This port city was in deep decline until the French decided to renovate it. Decorate it with wide boulevards, public parks, and Moorish buildings. The Medina of Casablanca, or the ancient quarter, is particularly noteworthy. The Hassan II Mosque is one of the largest in the world.
The oldest of the imperial cities, Fez is the symbolic heart of Morocco. Its labyrinthine streets and ruins of its former splendor contribute to the city’s charm. Medina el Bali Fes (Old Fes) is one of the largest medieval cities in the world. And its gates and walls are examples of ancient art and are protected by special laws.
Unlike many walled cities, Old Fez did not destroy its stone defenses. Instead, the city’s population settled on the southwestern slopes in an arc that stretched north. And south of the new city. Within the old city is the famous Medersa Boua Inania, a theological college built-in 1350.
One of the most important cultural centers in Morocco. Marrakech is the country’s living old capital, famous for its markets and festivals. The wildly beating heart of Marrakech is El Fna Jemaa Square, a huge square in the old city. Rows of outdoor cafes are located around the perimeter and the air is filled with mouth-watering aromas of Moroccan food.
Jugglers, tour guides, snake charmers, magicians, acrobats, and other performers occupy the rest of the square. The markets of Marrakech are the best in Morocco. And the hotel infrastructure offers inexpensive accommodation, both in the city itself and in its surroundings.
Tangier is the most beautiful city in Morocco. A popular port for tourists through which you can get to this country. Apart from this, Tangier is also home to the world-famous hustlers. Perched on the northern tip of Morocco. It breathes in the aromas of international influences and is a very hectic city. Earned a reputation as a shady city and foreign tourists are not advised to stay there for a long time.
The city center Small Socco – is the focus of tourists. In the recent past, when Tangier was an international neutral zone. This place served as a haven for the seediest adventurers and still has not completely lost its purpose. Also, many visitors are interested in the kasbah.