About Tangier, Morocco
Tangier is major port city in northern Morocco. The city lies on the North African coast, off the Strait of Gibraltar at the point where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Tangier serves as the capital city of the Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima Region and the Tangier-Assilah prefecture of Morocco. Tangier serves as a gateway between Africa and Europe. The city was a famed destination for writers, artists, spies, diplomats and businessmen.
Many inhabitants of Tangier speak the Darija language while other speak Berber but English and French are well understood in tourist areas and hotels. The people are usually referred to as Tangerian.
Tangier is the second most important industrial centre after Casablanca in Morocco. The economy relies mainly on tourism.
Luxury hotels Tangier
In the course of your stay in town, you can get a suitable place to stay in Tangier during your visit. Look through our complete list of luxury accommodations in Tangier now. El Minzah Hotel is one the 5 star hotels in Tangier with the best facilities and services. The hotel is located close to the Petit Socco, the rooms are well furnished and various recreational facilities like a full service spa, an outdoor and indoor pool are available for use. Complimentary breakfast is served daily, dry cleaning and shuttle service can be arranged.
Cheapest hotels in Tangier Morocco
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Transportation in Tangier
Tangier is served by Ibn Batouta International Airport and a railway line that connects the city with Casablanca, Marrakesh and Rabat in the south while Oujda and Fes are connected to Tangier in the east. The Tanger-Med Port is also available for transportation.
Things to do in Tangier Morocco
The city of Tangier may no longer be a hideaway for famed artists and authors but it still holds the appeal of that era. The hillside medina is home to the Petit Socco, a square where older mean seat playing backgammon and sipping tea. Artisanal trade is huge in the old medina, you can get different souvenirs in form of silver made handicrafts, leather works, shoes and traditional clothing. Tangier has some of the best beaches on the Mediterranean.
A number of outdoor cafes can be found along the Terrasse des Paresseux, overlooking the Mediterranean, the Dar el Makhzen, the palace of sultans turned museum of Morrocan artifacts are just a few of the many Tangier sights you can explore.