UNESCO Sites of Morocco

Morocco located in North Africa is filled with magnificent historical sites and cities which are now World Heritage Sites offering tourists a glimpse into this beautiful areas rich history. In your Morocco tour, you will want to see…

Archaeological Sites of Volubilis
This Mauritanian capital, Volubilis, was founded in 3BC with its magnificent runs which span over forty two hectares of agricultural land. Several civilizations are visible in the area from prehistoric to the Islam periods. Some of the sights include the stunning inscriptions, bronze statues and a wealth of outstanding mosaics.

Historic City of Meknes
Meknes was a military area from 1061 and later became a Spanish-Moorish city surrounded by high walls. Entry was through the nine high gates, once you are inside this protected city you find palaces, residential homes and twenty five mosques all beautifully preserved.

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
This is a traditional pre-Saharan area which is surrounded by walls and located on the slopes of the High Atlas Mountains. Over and above the magnificent ruins and architecture in the area, the views are simply stunning.

Medina of Essaouira
The Old Town dates back to the eighteenth century. This was once a major seaport and today is filled with awe-inspiring Arabo-Muslim architecture that enables tourists to soak up a little bit of this town’s history.

Medina of Fes
The Medina, or Old Town, of Fes dates back to the ninth century and is home to the oldest university in the world. The area is filled with magnificent palaces, amazing monuments, beautiful fountains and gorgeous mosques.

Medina of Marrakesh
This old town was originally founded in 1070 and is also filled with major monuments, tombs and an outdoor theater which is one of the major tourist attractions in the area.

Medina of Tetouan
This town as the main contact point between Morocco and Andalusia in the eighth century. This old town has beautiful untouched buildings that hug the hillside complete with public squares, mosques and residential buildings all linked by narrow alleys and passages.

Portuguese City of Mazagan
This city is part of El Jadida city and the remaining Portuguese buildings include some magnificent Gothic churches, a fortress and other monuments that all date back to the early sixteenth century.

Rabat
Rabat is located in North West Morocco and is home to beautiful botanic gardens, monuments and residential homes which have been placed as a World Heritage Site.

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