Morocco a North African country, bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, is distinguished by its Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences. Here are some beautiful places in morocco that will thrill you.
• Agadir Beach
The Agadir Beach is one of the most visited beaches in Morocco. It is ideally located in the city of Agadir on the Atlantic Ocean shore and close to the Atlas Mountain. Agadir is considered as the most popular beach in Morocco because it is the most ideal for swimming with beautiful natural views all around.
• El-Badi-Palace
The El Badi Palace basically in ruins and substantially reduced right through to its pisé walls. But there is enough of it remaining that can prove why it was called El Badi, which means “The Incomparable”. The palace was commissioned in 1578 by Saadian Sultan Ahmed el Mansour. It has beautiful sunken gardens and the huge 90-meter long pool that really entices visitors to keep coming back. The palace also has a central court, summer pavilions, dungeons, stables and the Koutoubia Minbar (or the pulpit, which was considered as one of the most fascinating works of art of the Muslim community).
• Jardin Majorelle
The Jardin Majorelle is a 12-acre landscape garden and botanical garden that can be found in Marrakech in Morocco. The garden was designed by Jacques Majorelle when the country was France’s territory. The garden is considered one of the most visited tourist attractions in Morocco simply because it indeed a true masterpiece. There are shady lanes where visitors can take relaxing walks as they pass pools of water filled with lotus flowers and water lilies.
• Agdal Gardens
The Agdal Gardens is also a beautiful sight in morocco because of its magnificent. There are several gardens that are linked together one leading to the next that comprise the Agdal Gardens. Underground ditches and channels were created so that waster from the Ourika Valley can reach the gardens. Some of the most popular places here is the olive plantation and the orange grove. There is also that famous lake known as the Tank of Health.
• Erg-Chebbi (Morocco Sand Dunes)
In Moroccan legend, it was believed that the Erg Chebbi or the Moroccan sand dunes came from God and were sent as punishment. Today though, the sand dunes are one of the most visited tourist attractions in Morocco. These are giant hills with smooth sand lines and the sight is really something to look out for. The best thing about visiting the Erg Chebbi today is that it is definitely easier to get there now than decades ago.
• Cathédrale Sacré-Coeur (Casablanca-Cathedral)
The Cathédrale Sacré-Coeur is a huge and surprising sight that can be found right at the heart of Casablanca. It is very popular because of its unique architecture, making it look very much out of place with its surrounding, while blending well with it at the same time. The church was designed by Paul Tournon, a French architect who also designed many churches and cathedrals in France. This particular church is designed and constructed in Neo-Gothic style with both Moroccan Muslim and Art Deco influences. The sheer extravagance of the church is enough to entice visitor from all over the world to come and see it, making it one of the top tourist attractions in Morocco.
• Ait-Ben-Haddou
The Aït Benhaddou is a fortified city that can be found along the previously used caravan route between Sahara and Marrakech. It is considered as one of the top tourist attractions in Morocco simply because it has enticed many film makers to shoot their movies here. Some of the movies filmed here include Oedipus Rex, Sodom and Gomorrah, Jesus of Nazareth, Marco Polo, The Bandits, The Mummy, Alexander, Gladiator, Babel, Son of God, Kingdom of Heaven and many more. Today, there are only eight families living with the city, which was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.
• Volubilis
Volubis is an archaeological site that was established in 3rd century B.C., and it was a Mauritanian capital. What makes this site very fascinating is that it served as a very significant outpost for the Roman Empire and it housed several of the finest buildings during that time. In 1997, the site was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, giving it more reason to be considered as Morocco’s top tourist spots. The site has gone through misuse and abuse however; it remains magical as the mosaic and structure that left portray the image of how flourishing the ancient city was.

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