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I want to share with the community the photos of my trip to Morocco

I visited: Fes - Marrakesh - Zagora - Meknes - Ouarzazate - Casablanca - Salé - Rabat - El Jadida - Tinghir - Oualidia - Essaouira - Volubilis - Arfoud - Moulay Idriss Zerhoun - Safi

To see my photo gallery click on the link below

http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcodileo/sets/72157635172870538/

A very beautiful trip: amazing the medina of Fez with its labyrinthine alleys where getting lost is simple, tanneries and its picturesque Suq; the Jemaa el Fna square in Marrakesh at night is a unique show that if you do not live in person is difficult to imagine, probably at night is the most chaotic place I visited, sounds, lights, colors, smells and nauseating odors that are mixed into a Dantesque hell chaos; the desert is very nice and landscapes that are constantly changing. Very interesting Kasbahs in the south and the architecture of the houses.

I want to point out the major tourist attractions

> Marrakech what to visit :
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- Medina and Souq el Khemis
- Jamaa el Fna or Djema el-Fna ( is the main square )
- Koutoubia Mosque - Ben Youssef Mosque - Sidi Bel Abbes Mosque
- Ben Youssef Madrasa
- Palace Bahia - Palace El Badi
- Mellah ( Jewish Quarter )
- Saadian Tombs
- Gate Bab Taghzout
- Dar el Makhzen ( Royal Palace )
- Jewish Cemetery Miaara
- Almoravid Koubba ( is a building )
- Quarter Gueliz
- Square Rahba Kedima - Street Mouassine
- Maison Tiskiwin Museum - Dar Si Said Museum of Moroccan Arts - Berber Museum - Museum of Photography - Museum of Moroccan Art of Living
- Train station
- Congress Palace
- Majorelle garden - Arsat Moulay Abdessalam garden - El Harti garden - Agdal garden
- Excursion Atlas Mountains ( beautiful views )
- Excursion Ourika Valley

> Fes what to visit :
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- Medina el-Bali ( is the oldest part of the walled of Fes ) and Souq
- Tanneries of quarter Moulay Abdellah
- Bou Inania or Anania Madrasa - Al-Attarine Madrasa - Cherratin Madrasa - Sahrij Madrasa
- Bab Bou Jeloud ( Blu Gate )
- Mosque and University of al-Karaouine or al-Qarawiyyin - Andalusian Mosque
- Dar el Makhzen ( Royal Palace )
- Ibn Danan o Aben Danan Synagogue
- Quarter el-Jdid where there is Mellah ( Jewish Quarter )
- Zaouia Moulay Idriss II ( is a sanctuary )
- Palace Glaoui
- Fondouk Tsetouanien ( place bargaining )
- Tombs of Merenidi
- Museum of wood and craft of Nejjarine and the fountain - Dar Batha Museum - Museum of Arms
- Jnan Sbil gardens

> Arfoud what to visit :
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- Excursion dunes of Merzouga

> Ouarzazate what to visit :
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- Kasbah Amridil - Kasbah Taourirt - Kasbah Ait-Ben-Haddou
- Jebel Sahro ( nice mountainous area )
- Museum of Memory
- Atlas Film Studio

> Essaouira what to visit :
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- Medina
- Fortress on the sea
- Central market ( fish fruit vegetables and everything else )
- Ramparts of the city
- Port
- Dar Souiri ( is a building )
- Jewish Cemetery - Christian Cemetery Mogador

> Zagora what to visit :
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- Excursion desert and Village Hassi Labiad and dunes Tinfou
- Draa river and valley ( beautiful area with palm trees and breathtaking views )

> Meknes what to visit :
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- Medina
- Bou Inania Madrasa
- Gate Bab Mansour and Bab el-Khemis
- Moulay Ismail Mosque and Mausoleum
- Square El Hedim
- Old stables
- Dar Jamai Museum
- Moulay Ismail University
- Excursion Archaeological Site of Volubilis
- Excursion reservoir Agdal
- Excursion Moulay Idriss Zerhoun ( Medina - Mosque and Sanctuary Moulay Idriss )

> Rabat and Salé what to visit :
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- Medina
- Kasbah of the Udayas
- Mausoleum Mohamed V and Hassan Tower
- Dar el Makhzen ( Royal Palace )
- Archaeological Site of Chella
- Andalusian gardens - Exotic gardens of Bouknadel
- Oudaia Museum - Currency Museum of the Bank Al-Maghrib - National Archaeological Museum
- Downtown

> Casablanca what to visit :
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- Hassan II Mosque
- Dar el Makhzen ( Royal Palace )
- Old and new Medina
- Quarter Habous
- Square Mohammed V
- Seafront and beaches Ain Diab
- Notre Dame de Lourdes Church - Church of the Sacred Heart
- Lighthouse el-Hank
- Town Hall
- Park of the Arab League
- Museum of Moroccan Judaism - Abderrahman Slaoui Museum

> El Jadida what to visit :
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- Portuguese Historical Center
- Underground cistern
- Sidi Bouzid beach - Haouzia beach
- Mohammed V gardens

> Safi what to visit :
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- Medina and Souq
- Dar el Bahar or Qasr al-Bahr ( is a fortress )

> Tinghir what to visit :
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- Todra Gorge

> Oualidia is a seaside resort

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