The rich Moroccan architecture lacks neither charm nor variety, whether you are in the north or south of the country. Perfectly preserved, fortified walls, medinas, minarets, monumental gates or ksar and kasbahs allow you to discover the thousand and one architectural treasures of Morocco. Moroccan architecture is full of much more riches, which you will discover according to your escapades in the country!

The Mausoleum Mohammed V

The Mohammed V mausoleum, where the royal tomb resides, is a small architectural masterpiece. Take a tour of the city of Rabat, near the tower of Hassan, where the mausoleum is present on its esplanade. Contemplate the architecture of this site which, in addition to its splendor, faces the Atlantic Ocean. Immerse yourself in its culture and history with an exceptional architectural style, refined with white marble and a unique hat in green tiles. Also admire the different aspects of Moroccan craftsmanship, very clear through the use of golden cedar with gold leaf and Pakistani white onyx. Also walk through the door to indulge in a decoration of calligraphic friezes.

The Portuguese Cistern El Jadida

The town of El Jadida is full of historical sites that are worth a visit. The Ancient Mazagan, shelters in it some traces of the Portuguese, which are manifested by this wonderful Portuguese cistern. This wonder of the city of El Jadida, located in the center of the Portuguese city, would have served, at the time of the Portuguese, for a weapons room before it was transformed into a cistern. The discovery of this cistern was made by chance in 1916. A poetic and mysterious atmosphere reigns inside the cistern cleared by a skylight that reflects the shadow of the columns that support this cistern. If you are tempted by this historic site, take the opportunity to take a tour in the alleys of the city which has made a beauty to charm its visitors.

The Kasbah of Taourirt

If you are staying in Ouarzazate, a short jump to the Kasbah of Taourit is imperative! At first glance, it looked like a huge sand castle. Getting a little closer to this wonder, we realize that it is a huge fortress: it is the Kasbah of Taourirt, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bearing witness to Moroccan architecture, but also Berber, it was built in the seventeenth century by the tribe of "Glaoui". Made of straw and earth, this Kasbah exudes a splendid beauty that charms all its visitors. It also invites you to contemplate the sets that are the subject of several films.

Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque is the largest mosque in the world after that of Mecca and Medina. This architectural masterpiece was built partly on the water by the late His Majesty King Hassan II. Minarets decorate it and a madrasa flanks it. All the admiration is brought to this building: frescoes and zelliges with geometric patterns, painted and carved wood, stuccoes with inextricable drawings, arabesques with drawn or calligraphed motifs, all testify to the talent and innovative spirit of Moroccan craftsmen.

The walls of the medinas, ksars and Kasbahs

All around the medinas, doors carved with arabesques and geometric patterns mark the entrance: Fez, Meknes or Rabat have some of the most beautiful in the country.

To the south, the typical architecture of the ksars and kasbah will make you discover fortified adobe villages, erected near oases. In each region, its architectural style. In each region, its protective walls. Moroccan architecture does indeed command admiration!