17 Reasons You Need to Visit Magical Morocco

Most travelers only know Morocco to the extent of its role in films throughout the years. Films either set or shot in Morocco include classics like Casablanca and Lawrence of Arabia and modern hits like Gladiator, Babel, and The Bourne Ultimatum.

More than a set or backdrop, though, Morocco is a truly magical country filled with beautiful colors, breathtaking scenery, and a fascinating culture. To help you get started with planning your trip to this brilliant country, we’ve put together a list of 17 Reasons You Need to Visit Magical Morocco:

1. You can feel like an Arabian Knight on a camel trek in Merzouga

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2. Vibrant colors are found everywhere, like these bulk dyes in Chefchaouen

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3. Intricate and colorful beaded slippers like these ones at a souk in Marrakesh

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4. Beautiful blue ocean views from Essaouira

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5. The 17th-Century fortified city of Aït Benhaddou

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6. Beautiful luxury hotels like La Mamounia in Marrakesh

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7. Screensaver-perfect sand dunes like those in Erg Chebbi near Merzouga

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8. The fascinating Chouara Tannery in Fes

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9. The magnificent blue-washed town of Chefchaouen

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10. Snake charmers at the Jemaa el-Fna square in Marrakesh

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11. Beautiful blue fishing boats at the Port of Essaouira

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12. Night shops at the Jemaa el-Fna square in Marrakesh

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13. Camel rides on the beaches of Tangier

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14. The grand architecture of the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

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15. Brilliant tiles and killer views from the Kasbah de Telouet in Telouet

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16. Incredible spice markets like this one in Marrakesh

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17. Vibrant blues and intricate doors like this one in Chefchaouen

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Need more reasons to visit Morocco? Check out the full list of beautiful photos from Magical Morocco here, and don’t forget to share your own discoveries on Trover!