Morocco, officially known as the Kingdom of Morocco, a beautiful country in the big land of Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, embedded with rocky mountains and extended deserts is undoubtedly the next destination you’d love to visit. No matter who you are, a gourmet, a compulsive shopper, a party animal or a worshipper of beauty, you are sure to find all of this here in Morocco. From the deserts and Medinas to the Riads and the beautiful mosques, this country leaves no stones unturned to showcase its spellbinding contrast and diversity. If you aren’t convinced yet, here are a few reasons which will compel you to witness the beauty of this country.
1) The Sahara Desert.
Morocco comprises a part of the world’s largest hot desert: The Sahara Desert which covers most of Africa’s Northern region. Expanded over region as big as approximately 3.6 million square miles, it comprises of eight percent of the earth’s area. Best explored on the back of the ship of the deserts, camel or in a 4×4 tour, the magnificent dunes are sure to capture you in their allure.
2) The Enchanting Mosques.
Blessed with architectural brilliance and spiritual piousness, Morocco has few of the most aesthetic mosques you will come across. Koutoubia Mosque and Hassan II Mosques are two most beautiful mosques of Morocco which will give you a surrealistic experience.
3) The Imperial Cities.
Marrakesh, Meknes, Fez and Rebet are all the cities which have once been a capital of Morocco and hence have a great historic importance. These cities have ample of palaces, mosques, churches and museums which are evidence of the Moroccan history.
4) The Exquisite Beaches.
Since the Moroccan beaches are rockier and the seas too are rougher, many people chose not to swim here. Still beaches like the ones along the Agadir Bay and Ksar es-Seghir are a great source of seaside relaxation and lovely views. Al Jadida, Essaouira and Tamuda Bay add to the list of bays with scenic beaches.
5) The Extravagant Culture and Traditions.
The history of Morocco is influenced by the Berbers, French, Spanish and the Roman Empire who tried to conquer it. As you travel across the country, you will be able to find a blend of all these in their customs and traditions. So every new city visited is more and more knowledge acquired!
6) The Marvelous Food.
The first thing that will hit your nose when you sit down to eat Moroccan food will the aroma of spices and herbs which will linger in the surroundings, raising your appetite. These dishes usually include couscous and stews with chicken, lamb or fish accompanied with mint tea.
7) Beautiful Riads.
Riads are the local houses or palaces which have interior gardens, most of which have been converted into a hotel will assure you with best services, excellent food and magical environment. Even if you have an accommodation, make sure to visit a grander Riad which is recognized for their beautiful architecture.
With beautiful landscapes, picturesque oases, hotels with striking architecture and a lot more yet in list, Morocco ensures that you have a magical experience which will make you miss this place as soon as you leave!