Explore the Mystic of Morocco and Its Imperial Cities
Visit Morocco and be charmed by its exquisite beauty, history, varied architecture and imperial cities!
Fes, Meknes, Rabat and Marrakech compose the imperial cities in Morocco. By just hearing these places, your fancy will surely be tickled. Visitors should not miss the delightful medieval feel that these prominent cities bring, especially if you want to have an exotic Moroccan travel experience. What made them labeled as imperial? This is because they symbolize the mesmerizing heritage and culture of Morocco in the midst of the challenge of time.
These Morocco’s imperial cities are the most visited across the country, with its monuments and great heritage. They attract large numbers of guests who want to discover various Moroccan histories as they were capitals for many different empires that ruled Morocco long ago. Often, imperial Moroccan is composed of 2 parts – the medina and the modern city.
The Medina is a long, high wall that had a protective role and interjected by many huge gates around the Medina. Unlimited things can be seen inside, such as old buildings, old schools, museums, mosques, souks, palaces and Riads. The modern city, on the other hand, is a new city that is built in a contemporary structure. There, visitors can find supermarkets, restaurants and luxury hotels.
The highlights of Morocco Imperial Cities
Fes (the heart of Morocco)
– The streets of Fes are dazzling with an onslaught to the sense-constricting paths all through silk and tapestry shops, food stands, brass and copper souks, bazaars, mosques and a lot of people. Visitors can take pleasure in butchers, spice vendors and bakers who sell their delicacies. Together with the old Fes, you can see the Kairaouine Mosque & University, the Jewish Cemetery and Habarim Synagogue, the Chaouwara Tanneries and the Medersa Bou Inania.
Meknes – The city is regarded some of the best Islamic world preserved. Some notable sights you can find here are the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, El Hedim Square or Place El Hadim, Bou Inania Medersa, Dar Al-Makhzen and Jamai Place. Nearby are popular confectionary merchants and souks.
It has a heavy influence of French and houses the embassies and King. The most commonly visited attractions are the Pietri Square, Riad district, Rabat Archaeological Museum, Kasbah of the Udayas, Bouregreg Marina and Royal Residence or (Dar-al-Makhzen). Guests can have a unique travel experience when they stop at the beautiful Andalusian Gardens, at Zoo de Rabat, or possibly the Mausoleum of Mohammad V, Les Jardins Exotiques de Bouknadel and the Chellah.
Marrakech (the Ochre or Red City) –
Marrakech is dubbed as the Ochre or Red City due to its red sandstone structures. The place has a more semi-parched climate and boasts gardens, local markets, food, entertainment, fun, monuments and palaces. Start the day by visiting some of the legendary places such as Almoravid Koubba, Ben Youssef Madrasa, Bahia Place, Koutoubia Mosque, etc.
So, why not plan your Morocco travel today? Desert Morocco Adventure will help you decide which among these imperial cities is perfectly suited to you and to your whole family. We can turn your Morocco travel visions into reality!