Before visiting Morocco, you will need a good guide on places that you will visit. It is a country with the uniqueness of ancient Arabic culture combines with the beautiful beaches, mountains, and also sand dune in Sahara desert. Read this article until the very end because we are going to give you reference for beautiful places that you should visit while in Morocco.
Menknes – Morocco
Menknes is located in north side of Morocco. This is one of the country’s previous capital cities which still hold its major historical sites. There tourism spots to visit in Menknes are Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, Dar Jamai Museum, and also Bab Mansour. This city is not that big to confuse you but this small imperial city has the similar charms to other cities. The imperial city was built by Moulay Ismail in the 17th century; showing the impressive architecture with huge gates and fascinating carvings. The nearby tourist spot of the roman ruin of Volubilis is also a great destination.
Chefchaouen – Morocco
Located in the Rif Mountains, Chefchaouen is a small town situated in a big landscape. This town is also known as the blue city because most of the buildings are painted in numerous shades of blue. Chefcaouen is close to Tangier which makes it a popular tourist spot. You can find various kinds of Moroccan handicrafts such as woven blanket which cannot find in other places in the country. Other popular things in this blue town are the kief which is a part of the cannabis plant which is openly sold in the local shops of you may want to try the popular goat cheese which also can be found easily here.
Essaouira – Morocco
This city is the favorite among independent traveler since Essaouira is the perfect place for escape from the bustle and heat of the bigger city. Located on Morocco’s Atlantic coastline, Essaouira is a scenic landscape with white washed house and breezy seaside. You can do numerous beach water sports such as windsurfing and kite surfing. This city was formerly known Mogador which is a port city. This place also has become the gate away destination for some famous celebrities such as Jimi Hendrix and Bob Marley.
Fez – Morocco
Fes or Fez is also a former capital city of Morocco and now is considered as the third largest city in the country. This city is considered as the largest car-free area in the world. You will think that this place would be heaven for a pedestrian; however, you are all wrong since Fes is the most complex mazes in the world with treasures hidden on every side of the alley. Most people literary get lost in this place, but it is not something you should fear of because Fez has the hidden beauties and treasure which surely will amaze you.
Asilah – Morocco
Asilah is a beautiful seaside town which is located in North Atlantic Coast in Morocco. This seaside resort town is famous as the hot summer spot for local people; therefore, it is best to visit Asilah in autumn or spring. The city is surrounded by whitewashed buildings which make this town looks like a home in Greece.