Morocco is an amazing Arab country, whose territory is famous for a huge number of attractions. In Morocco, one can see many beautiful buildings of the 18th century, the monuments of modern art and sculpture, green oasis and ancient areas. The Atlantic plain hosts the most ancient buildings found in Morocco, such as the remains of the Phoenician colonies. The oldest of them, Licks, was founded at the confluence of the eponymous river to the Atlantic Ocean. The best works of the Moroccan national architecture include the gate of Bab al-Mansour in Meknes, the palaces of the Dar Batha in Fez, Bahia and the royal residence in Marrakech.

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The city of Volubilis is attributed to the period of Roman rule. It is located at the foot of Zerhouni mountain and was built in the 2nd century. These are the most beautiful and expressive ruins of the Roman period in Morocco. Unearthed and partially restored capitol, the basilica, baths, and houses are unique sights of the ancient epoch. The Moroccan people has a rich cultural heritage that originates from the common roots with the cultures of other Arab nations.

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The old cities of Morocco have preserved the traditional magnificent examples of the classic Arab-Berber architecture: mosques, fortresses, palaces, madrasas, baths, aqueducts, and fountains. Mosques and madrasas are among the most famous attractions of Marrakech. The Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakech is an outstanding monument of religious monumental architecture. Its high tower minaret has three tiers of elongated windows and decorative arches, crowned with a small elegant dome. The minaret rises for 70 meters and is visible from the distance of several miles. It is built in a typical Spanish-Moorish style. The sights of Marrakech also iclude the palace of the Sultan, the garden, the tomb of the Sultan's family.

The Moroccan city of Agadir is famous for its centuries-old monuments and the rich heritage of antiquity. The most interesting place to see is the port of Agadir, which is thriving due to the rich fishing on the Moroccan Atlantic coast. Agadir is also famous for its historic building, the Castle. The walls of the castle amaze with a magnificent view of the port city, an extensive line of the beach and mountains. On the north side there rise the sharp peaks of the High Atlas.

In Casablanca, one can visit some of the most exciting attractions, including the mosque of Hassan, the tallest building in the city. In addition, it is the only mosque which can be visited by non-Muslims. At night the laser beam from the top of the mosque indicates the direction to the east. The city has another iconic building, Mahama du Pasha, the palace of justice and the reception building of public affairs. There is also Notre Dame de Lourdes, a monumental concrete structure with a huge colorful stained glass.

In Fez, one will be impressed with the amount of religious attractions: there are around 800 mosques, the main of which is Karaouine. This is the largest mosque in North Africa, which can accommodate 22,000 people at a time. The city is also famous for the numerous monuments of medieval architecture.

The quarters of artisans are concentrated in the old capital cities, such as Fez, Meknes, Marrakesh and Rabat. The products of local artisans include the original furniture, carpets, countless women's jewelry, a variety of souvenirs and glassware, highly appreciated in the world.

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