Tangier Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Tangier

  • 1. Medina

    Tangiers medina is quite small in comparison with other Moroccan cities. The walled city runs up the side of the hill to the kasbah. You can enter the medina from the Grand Socco through the gate and...

  • 2. Grand Socco

    The Grand Socco (a French-Spanish hybrid for the Big Square) is the best point of departure for an exploration of the medina and souks. Thanks largely to personal interest from King Mohammed VI, this...

  • 3. Kasbah - Fort

    Kasbah means fortress.THe kasbah is in the medina;other arab word meaning town.In fact medina is the old town in the arab towns.Zoco is the word for souk or street market.Socco is a bad spanish...

  • 4. Camels

    4 They smell poorly, not sure why anyone would ever fall in love with them. THey have buck teeth, they are built funny, but we had fun. We decided that we had to ride a camel just to experience it,...

  • 5. Dar el-Makhzen Museum

    Opened from Sunday to Saturday except Tuesday (9-13 / 15-18) This ancient palace of the sultan was established under the kingdom of Moulay ismail and it knew different expansions through the next...

  • 6. Beach

    Tangier displays one of the largest beaches that I saw in Morocco. The weather in mid September was good, but the beach was empty. Why? Cold water? Dangerous sea? Maybe both, but the emptiness and the...

  • 7. American Legation Museum

    Granted, I'm not American and 99% of my friends aren't either - but I'm still amazed that not one of my friends who have visited Morocco has visited the American Legation in Tangier. A working...

  • 8. St Andrew's Church

    Lies west of the Grand Socco. We visited this church on a Sunday it was truly a oasis in this area of Tangier, we were presented with a cross made out of palm leaf did not have the hart to tell them i...

  • 9. Petit Socco

    Rue Siaghine meanders downhill to the Petit Socco (Little Square). In the heart of the medina, this was the meeting place of choice for many of the writers, painters, and other creative types who...

  • 10. KASBAH

    Set atop the town's tallest coastal promontory, the kasbah has served as Tangier's military and political center since the Roman era. Within its walls, the...

  • 11. Arriving in Tangier for 1 night, 2 day visit

    I would, as I usually did go through to Asilah and stay the night there - its a beautiful, small clean, hassle free, whitewashed fortress town beside the sea -...

  • 12. Sultan's palace

    The best way to get a ferry from spain to Tangier is from Tarifa but not to med-port because then you will be about 40 km far from the town of Tangier but if...

  • 13. Night View - Tangier Port

    We only had one evening in Tangier and that was taken up with a group dinner.However I did manage to take a fine photo of Tangier port at Night. I am sure if I...

  • 14. Casbah For Mint Tea, Biscuits & Entertainment

    This was a fun hour, the location was beautifully decorated in Moroccan style, the local entertainers excellent and allowed one of our group to join in and...

  • 15. Have a game of parchi

    Parchi is a slightly simplified version of an ancient board game, originating in India (Parcheesi), and found in a very debased form in the game of Ludo. It's...

  • 16. walk from Tangier port to downtown

    Hi; Yep I vote for it too; The first thing to do when the ferry get into Tangier"s Port; is to walk straight the exit; and then (Stop) there is a court on the...

  • 17. Place de France

    Place de France, is found in the Ville Nouvelle and is well known for its cafes. One in particular is Café Paris which opened in 1920 and was also a favourite...

  • 18. Rue as-Siaghin

    Rue as-Siaghin (or Silversmith’s street) leads first into a small central square. There are shops either side as you descend down towards the Peiti Socco (also...

  • 19. The Market Place

    In the Medina you will find a covered market place. Under glaring light bulbs you will find fresh meat hanging from hooks, fish and neatly stacked vegetable...

  • 20. Ave Mohammed V

    Ave Mohammed V, Place de France and Blvd Pasteur are all part of the heart of ville nouvelle. The main post office, banks and many restaurants, bars and hotels...

  • 21. Entrance To Other Attractions

    Off the Grand Socco is the entrance to the Medina through the gate as well as the Sidi Bou Abib Mosque. On the northern side is the Mendoubia Gardens which also...

  • 22. The Gathering Place

    In the centre of the square is a large marble fountain which is surrounded by palm trees and benches. It is still a popular gathering place and a central point...

  • 23. A Shady Past

    In the past the square was a significant market and meeting place for drug dealers and criminals. The square has since cleaned up its act and while there are...

  • 24. A Cathedral Then A Mosque

    In 1471 when the Portuguese occupied Tangier, the mosque was converted into a cathedral. It was until the 17th century when English forces withdrew from the...

  • 25. Great Mosque Mohammed V

    The mosque was dedicated to the late King Mohammed V – father of the present King – who gave the speech announcing Morocco’s independence from France. Religious...

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