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  • 1 Dar el Makhzen Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Place de la Kasbah

    Sultan Moulay Ismaïl (1672-1727), who drove the English from Tangier, presided over the construction of a palace whose white crenelated façade overlooks Kasbah Square. This former home of the pashas of Tangier, enlarged in the 18C and 19C, contains t..

  • 2 Bit el Mâl Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Place de la Kasbah

    A continuation of Dar el Makhzen, Bit el Mâl was once the treasure house of Tangier, as can be seen by the chests that contained its precious subsidies. The elegance of the exterior is equalled by the inside with its rich domes, fine columns, mashrab..

  • 3 American Legation Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    8 r. d'Amérique

    The American Legation and its splendid "apartments" are located on Rue d'Amérique. From 1821 to 1956, it housed the American diplomatic mission before it moved to the capital, Rabat. Today it features exhibitions of national and internation..

  • 4 Tangier Beach Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    A lovely sandy beach stretches out at the foot of the city for 6km along the bay. The water temperature is pleasant enough for swimming almost year round.

  • 5 Grottoes of Hercules Interesting

    Nature and gardens


    These cavities inhabited by men in remote times (attested by prehistoric remains found here) have also undergone erosion from waves and human exploitation. The extraction of limestone was the final stage in shaping the caves, gaping holes in rocks al..

  • 6 Cape Spartel Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    A lighthouse signals to boats that they are about to reach North Africa as they land on its northwestern tip here. For travellers, it is a chance to get an infinite view punctuated by the Spanish Coast across the way, closing off the Mediterranean Se..

  • 7 Grand Socco

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Grand Socco

    The vast Grand Socco Square at the gates of the medina has a new lease on life after its successful renovation. It's a lively place where the inhabitants, passersby and shopkeepers interact on a daily basis. The cheerful stalls in the covered market ..

  • 8 Tangier Medina

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rue de la Marine

    The tangled little streets lined with white façades in the medina, sheltered behind its ramparts, weave between souks and residences, stalls and emblematic buildings. You have to get a bit lost (nothing could be simpler!) to really appreciate it, whi..

  • 9 La Montagne Quarter, Tangier

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Heading west from the city centre you pass through Tangier's chic "neighbourhood", la Montagne, hugging the slopes of the surrounding hills. Its mansions are hidden by lush vegetation. The mirador of Perdicaris, which can be reached on the ..

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