Delving Deeper Into Morocco: 10 Facts Beyond Tourism

The HashTag Magazine
6 min readJun 4, 2024

You’ve probably seen the striking pictures of Morocco’s bustling souks, towering sand dunes, and intricate architecture.

But there’s much more to this North African gem than meets the eye.

How about we delve into the vibrant curtain of tourism and explore a little deeper?

The country’s fascinating blend of Berber, Roman and Islamic influences, its unique geographical features, and the surprisingly diverse wildlife are just a few aspects that often go unnoticed.

Let’s commence on this journey together, shall we?

Trust me, the secrets Morocco harbors will leave you intrigued.

Morocco’s Ancient History

Delving into Morocco’s ancient history, you’ll find a rich tapestry of influences, from the early Berber tribes to the Roman Empire, which have all left indelible marks on this fascinating North African nation.

You’ll discover the ancient Phoenician settlements, established around 1100 BC along the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts.

Their presence introduced valuable trade networks and a new wave of cultural exchange.

Moving forward in time, you’ll encounter the unmistakable Roman influence.



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