Rabat - The daily Telegraph has ranked Morocco among the “history and battlefield tours for 2016.”The British newspaper ranked Fez, Rabat, Mekns and Marrakech, Morocco’s imperial cities in fourth place after Verdun Centenary, Paris, the Battle of the Somme France.
Rabat – The daily Telegraph has ranked Morocco among the “history and battlefield tours for 2016.”
The British newspaper ranked Fez, Rabat, Mekns and Marrakech, Morocco’s imperial cities in fourth place after Verdun Centenary, Paris, the Battle of the Somme France.
Among the important historical monuments tourist interested in history can visit in Morocco, the Telegraph guide cites Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, the Andalucian Garden at Oudaya Kasbah, the Museum of Moroccan Arts and Fez El Bali.
A special focus is placed on Fez, Morocco’s oldest capital and the country’s spiritual capital.
Moroccan imperial cities are followed in the ranking by The Romantic Poets of Italy, the French Resistance in the South with Paddy Ashdown, the Battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal, Cuba, The Mogoul Empire itinerary in China and Mumbai.
With the diversity of its landscape, its rich history, the quality of its sophisticated cuisine, the hospitality of its people, Morocco is becoming one of the main destinations for tourists.
Despite the political upheavals affecting North Africa, Morocco managed to minimize the reverberations of this stability on its tourism sector. In an interview with CNN Arabic last month, Morocco’s tourism Minister, Lahcen Haddad, said that decrease of tourists arrivals to Morocco did not exceed one percent in 2015.
The country’s appeal to tourists has been on the rise, with a number of travel websites ranking it as one of the best destinations for tourists. Last October, British magazine Conference & Incentive Travel” chose Morocco the best destination of the week for British tourists.
The same month, Condé Nast Traveler chose the North African country among the 20 countries one should visit in their lifetime.
Morocco received 10.3 million tourists in 2014, according to statistics made by available by the Ministry of Tourism.
The tourism sector represent close to 7% of Morocco’s gross domestic product.
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