Top Attractions In Morocco

Visit Morocco. Image: Heidi Kaden, Unsplash.
Visit Morocco. Image: Heidi Kaden, Unsplash.

Morocco is located northwest of Africa and is very close to the Iberian Peninsula. In history, the Moors, peoples who occupy North Africa, occupied entire regions of the European continent for centuries. The proximity makes access to the country easy. In addition, Morocco has excellent infrastructure to receive tourists from all over the world.

In recent years, tourist interest in Morocco has grown. We made this article to talk about the main attractions that made it possible. Good reading!

Top Attractions in Morocco

These are the main attractions of the country:

  • Marrakesh;
  • Casablanca;
  • Sahara;
  • Quarzazate;
  • El Jadida;
  • Rabat.


Image: Calin Stan, Unsplash.
Image: Calin Stan, Unsplash.

Marrakech is an enigmatic city in Morocco. It was built in the 11th century, and therefore has medieval features. With narrow and fortified alleys, it has more than 20 access gates. In addition, it has an architecture characteristic of the Moorish peoples, who occupied a large part of North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula for centuries.

In addition, another very important attraction of the city are the fairs, whose spices and smells are great attractions. Don’t miss out on shopping when you visit the country or the markets in this city.


Image: Hans Jurgen, Unsplash.
Image: Hans Jurgen, Unsplash.

Casablanca is one of the best known cities in Morocco. This fame is mainly due to the film of the same name, a Hollywood classic considered by many to be one of the most romantic of all time. In addition, the city has a very strong cosmopolitan factor and great influence from French colonization.

In this way, take advantage of your stay in the city to learn more about French Art-deco. So, there are several religious temples and a mosque, with emphasis on the Hassan II Mosque, with the largest gazebo in the world!


Deserts are geographic spaces marked by the low presence of water. They can have various origins and different landscapes. The largest in the world is the Sahara, located in North Africa and encompasses several countries, including Morocco.

There are several attractions in the Sahara, such as riding a camel, visiting one of the oases. You can also book a night tour, when the stars and moon light up the sky and the red dunes of the desert. Another attraction is to take a tour with a desert nomadic tribe, to learn more about their culture and customs.


This city is known as “Gateway to the Desert”. In this way, it is the main starting point for those who want to know the Sahara. In addition, the city has excellent attractions, which should be known in 1 or more days. Be sure to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, a market located in the central region of the city.

The city has beautiful scenery. No wonder, scenes from several films were recorded there, such as Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. Thus, in addition to an incredible experience, the trip to the city will yield beautiful photos.

El Jadida

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Image: Belmehdi Mohamed, Unsplash.

Located on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, the city of El jadida had its walled section built by the Portuguese in the early 16th century and today it can be enjoyed up close by anyone who loves this contact with the past. The Portuguese cistern is one of the monuments with the greatest historical value in the city and impresses with its architectural features.


Image: Yous Gil, unsplash.
Image: Yous Gil, unsplash.

Rabat is the second largest city in Morocco and also its capital. In this way, it is a must visit for anyone visiting this country in northwest Africa. The city has almost 2 million inhabitants and a mixture of traditional and modern architecture, symbol of a country with ancient culture, but that wants to modernize.

In addition, the city has excellent urban infrastructure, such as the surface metro, concert halls and other urban equipment common in the main cities of the world.

In this way, take advantage of the city to get to know the historic center (World Heritage), in addition to taking advantage of the markets and the local medina.

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