Marrakesh market place Jemaa el-Fnaa

Morocco, from coast to desert

Memories from Casablanca and Marrakesh

The image of the Mosque Mosque's marble wall Inside the Mosque Outside the Mosque


Morocco is a northwest African country perfectly located and surrounded by Atlantic Ocean on the west and enjoys all beauty and calmness of Mediterranean Sea on the north side.

Such location, throughout the history, had created Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences to Morocco. The official language is Arabic; however French language is equally important and spoken among people.

Capital: Rabat
Currency: Moroccan dirham
King: Mohammed VI of Morocco
Population: 33.01 million (2013)
Official language: Arabic


Ancient cities, modern metropolises, gorgeous coastal resorts, and remote towns on the edge of the desert makes Morocco the exotic country on Europe's doorstep.

Marrakesh is home to mosques, palaces and gardens.

Since the independence of Morocco, Marrakesh has thrived as a tourist destination. In the 1960s and early 1970s the city became a trendy "hippie mecca". It attracted numerous western rock stars and musicians, artists, film directors and actors, models, and fashion divas,

Casablanca with city’s French colonial legacy is port city and commercial hub in Marocco...

Nature and Legends

Sahara desert of dreams.

It is the world’s largest desert covering a territory roughly equivalent to the United States. Sahara crosses around 20 lines of longitude and encompasses at least 10 countries. The following Saharan countries are currently open to travelers: Morocco, Tunisia and Egipt.

Bogart and Ingrid Legendary Rick’s cafe bar

This restaurant is the place designed to recreate the bar made famous by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in the movie classic Casablanca.

More pictures from Marrakesh

More interesting photos

Marakesh casba

The Kasbah housed the residence of the caliph, a title borne by the Almohad rulers from the reign of Abd al-Mu'min.

Marakesh main square

Jemaa el-Fnaa remains the main square of Marrakesh, used by locals and tourists.

Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca

The Hassan II Mosque or Grande Mosquée Hassan II has the world's tallest minaret at 210 metres (689 ft)

Kasbah street detail

One of narrow streets in Kasbah