Morocco was founded in the late 8th century along the northwest corner of Africa on the coast of the North Atlantic and Mediterranean. Approximately 34 million Arabs and Berbers live in this constitutional monarchy. Enjoy this visual road trip through the Kingdom of Morocco.
9 imagesMost people associate Casablanca with the classic 1942 movie. Yet Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman never visited Morocco’s northernmost and largest city. Since 1993, it has been more famous as the location for the world’s tallest minaret.
15 imagesMorocco’s second largest city is fascinating, especially the walled-in section called Fes el Bali. Dating back to the late 9th century, the Medina of Fez has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This living time capsule – home to 150,000 people – has changed little since the Marinid Era (1244 – 1465).
30 imagesMarrakech was founded in the 11th century as a campsite for nomads. This exotic and often chaotic city reflects Islamic, Berber, Saadi and French cultures. Many parts of this bustling time capsule are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.