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Tangier Travel Guide

There's nothing obvious about Tangier. Its charms and beauty are real but elusive’ - Hamish Bowles

Considered as the gateway to Africa and the oldest city of Morocco, Tangier is visible in the works of numerous poets, artists and writers. One of the important cities of Morocco, Tangier was under the rule of numerous conquerors and its traces are evident throughout the city.

Located in the north of Morocco overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar, and is considered as an ideal business and leisure destination, Tangier unfolds the myths behind the cave of Hercules, observing the coming together of old and the new at the Grand Socco or sunbathing at the unspoilt beaches, this fascinating city ensures that you enjoy your trip to the hilt.

Rich in history, Tangier with its many exciting age-old myths encircling it and other splendid sights gives you enough reason to fall in love with it.

According to Greek mythology, Tangier was built by Sufax, son of Tinjis, the wife of the Berber hero Snti, who is also known as Antaios or Antaeus.

Famous traveller of the 14th century, Ibn Battouta was born in Tangier, his tomb is a famous tourist attraction.

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