Located at the extreme northwest of the country on the Strait of Gibraltar at the meeting point between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean, Tangier is the main gate of Morocco on Europe at 24 kilometers from the Spanish coast.
Like most of the cities of the kingdom, Tangier is rich in its history of these historical monuments such as:
- The medina (old town) with its arabo-spanish architecture which houses two typical markets: the small Socco and the great Socco (Spanish word meaning souk) for which the famous journalist Joseph Kessel wrote a remarkable book "Au Grand Socco" Published in 1952
- The gardens of the Mendoubia whose trees are eight centuries old
- The Mosque of Sidi Bouabid which dominates with its minaret decorated with multicolored earthenware
- The Square of the Kasbah with its portico of columns of white marble
- The Museum of the Kasbah, recently renovated houses the museum and an Andalusian garden was an old palace built by the Sultan Moulay Ismail in 1684.
- The Phoenician Tombs a necropolis that reverts to the Phoenician civilization, located on a cliff directly overlooking the sea.
The Cap Spartel and the Hercules Caves are only a few kilometers away from the city The Pearl of the North with its unforgettable landscape and its history has seduced centuries-old generations of artists and we will still seduce.