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The beautiful kingdom of the Maghreb

Official name Kingdom of Morocco (Al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiya)
Language Arabic, frech
Capital Rabat
Religion Islamic, Sunni
Currency MAD
  • Along with Tunisia and Algeria in North Africa, it is called the Maghreb. ‘Maghreb’ is an Arabic word that means ‘sunset’ or west.

  • Morocco has a long history and is a traditional kingdom that has been passed down for centuries. Morocco has built a unique culture by combining various elements such as the intersection of Europe, Africa and Arab, and has nine World Heritage sites of which people are proud.

  • Moroccan cuisine registered as Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO as Mediterranean cuisine. Moroccan spiced food is said to be a foreigner’s favorite. Of these, the Tajine simmer is typical. Although it is an Islamic country, the wines produced by Meknes have a great selection due to the fact that the wine making method was introduced under French rule.

  • Morocco has many attractive crafts. Rugs, leather products such as Babush (sandals), wood products, fabrics, interior accessories for metalwork, accessories, minerals such as fossils and sahara rose, ceramics, rose perfume, parquet, etc. You will be amazed by the abundance of various Moroccan products. Prices are not marked in the market (souk), so it is Moroccan style to enjoy artisan shopping while prices are negotiated.

  • The traditional Moroccan steam bath ‘Hammam’ and traditional beauty methods such as herbs, rose water, gasur clay and oil take root. Moroccan-exclusive, mineral-rich gasur clay, vitamin E-rich argan oil and moisturizing scented rose water provide outstanding relaxing effects. Moroccan specialty.


The northern part facing the Mediterranean Sea has a temperate Mediterranean climate. The Atlas Mountains, which has 4,000 m of mountains, are heavily rainy and snowy. The southern region has a desert climate. There are four seasons, so prepare your clothes according to the place and season you visit.


In Morocco, spring begins in March, so the flowers start to bloom and it’s time to enjoy nature.

Spring It is the flowering season. During the day, the temperature is around 25 degrees Celsius and it is neither too hot nor too cold. This season corresponds to the rainy season in Morocco, but the amount of precipitation in Morocco is much less than in other countries. The temperature drops in the north. The temperature drops in the mornings and afternoons, so having a haori on your way out is a good idea. Ramadan is celebrated from May to June every year. The number of stores that can be closed or eat out will be limited according to Ramadan.

Summer is from June to August. The temperature is 30-40 degrees Celsius in urban areas, and exceeds 40 degrees Celsius in the desert. It rarely rains, and the strong heat and sun continue. Short-sleeved shirts are recommended as the heat will continue to be severe, but it is an Islamic country, so avoid overexposed clothing. In addition, May to June is the year of Ramadan every year. Although hydration is exempt for tourists, eating and drinking in public is quite difficult. Rehydrate well in a hidden place.

In late September, the daytime temperature will drop to around 25 ° C, and you can feel the mood of fall. It is very cold in the morning and at night, as the temperature difference between day and cold weather is 10 ° C or more, so it is safe to carry a haori with you.
The sun is soft in the fall. The temperature is neither too hot nor too cold, and like spring, it can be said to be the most comfortable season of the year.

November is a period of heavy rain. It is safe to have rain gear such as jackets and folding umbrellas. It can be cold in the morning and in the afternoon.

It is winter and the temperature drops dramatically. Cold weather measures such as long sleeves with high heat retention, interiors and jackets that can be layered are essential. December has a lot of rain, so bring rain gear.

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What to see in Morocco

Morocco has been inhabited by humans since prehistoric times, and its history dates back to the 30th century.

You can see exotic and luxurious treasures in the museum, where the civilizations of the Roman Empire, Berber and Arab intersect. Islamic architecture, ruins, and beautiful handicrafts are a must-see in Morocco, and you’ll be amazed at the myriad of works of art such as rugs, pottery, costumes, and weapons. Morocco is the Sahara desert. In the golden desert, listen to the music played by the Berbers and enjoy a tent tour under the starry desert sky. Take a stroll through the endless camel-balanced sand dunes or twilight in the endless Sahara desert. How to enjoy this trip is exclusive to Morocco.


Tetouan, a small town at the foot of the Riff Mountains. The walled medina (old town) is a World Heritage Site. The old town was created by people who fled the Spanish region of Andalusia, giving it a unique exotic environment with a mix of Spanish and Moroccan culture.

Chefchaouen is a small town that appears in the mountains. The blue and white painted houses are placed side by side, and the entire city is tinged with a blue world. A walk through a maze of cities will captivate you in the mysterious blue world. The highlights of the Kasbah and the small medinas are not to be missed. Visit the city’s museum to see collections of ancient weapons, textiles, and more. It is also called a hiker’s paradise as it is surrounded by mountains and has many attractive hiking trails.

It was the first city in Morocco to flourish as the capital of the Islamic dynasty. The old city (Medina), which was built over 1,000 years ago, is said to have deliberately turned into a maze to block foreign enemies. If you take a step, there is a maze. People who don’t have a sense of the earth really get lost, but getting lost is one of the ways to enjoy the city of Fez.

Around the Sahara desert

Ouarzazate is a city located in the southern Atlas Mountains, in central Morocco, and is an oasis enriched by the source of the Draa River that flows from the Atlas Mountains. Don’t miss the nearby town of Ait Ben Haddou. It is the gateway to Moroccan tourism in the Sahara desert, since it has an airport and is located on a road from Marrakech that crosses the Atlas Mountains to the Sahara.

The path leading to Errachidia in the east is called ‘Kasbah Kaido’ and is one of the highlights. Due to the convenience of transportation and the magnificent view of the desert, it is often used as a filming location for films such as Lawrence, Star Wars, and 007 in Arabia.

Merzouga is a small town located at the entrance of the Sahara desert. There are many campsites called ‘luxury camps’ in the surrounding Sahara desert, and they are also popular with discerning travelers who come from around the world in search of valuable experiences that can only be done here.

An oasis city located at the entrance of the Sahara desert. An endless medina like a maze, a souk full of colorful miscellaneous items. And without the ‘Jamaa El Fna Square’ in the center of the Medina, Marrakech cannot speak. The plaza is quiet during the day, but the stalls are full by nightfall. Street musicians and other street artists put on a show, and people who enjoy the sights and eat are busy every day until midnight. You will be amazed by the enthusiastic enthusiasm and the unique and chaotic atmosphere that you can only enjoy in Marrakech. The scene was also registered as Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 2009

Tours in Morocco