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Gran Teatro Cervantes is a theatre, dedicated to Miguel Cervantes, in Tangier, Morocco. The theatre was built in 1913 by the Spanish and has undergone little renovation in the exterior, noted for its dilapidated Art Deco facade. The theatre is accessible via the Avenue Pasteur and Rue du Prince Moulay Abdallah. The theatre was once considered one of the most prestigious in North Africa and notable singers and dancers performed here.Restoration to the theatre has been delayed due to disputes between the city officials and the Spanish state. Source: wikipedia.org
How to get to: Teatro Cervantes
History lovers should definitely put the Kasbah Museum on their Tangier things to do list. The museum brings together an amazing number of exhibits tracing Morocco's tumultuous and complicated history. Source:planetware.com
How to get to: Kasbah Museum
Tangier's beach side district is intrinsically linked to the city's heady 1960s, when the beautiful and louche literary residents made this one of the world's most famous strips of sand. Its heyday is now long gone, but the beach area is still a good place for a stroll with plenty of locals promenading and playing football along its length. Source: planetware.com
How to get to: Plage municipale
Caves of Hercules
The Caves of Hercules is an archaeological cave complex located in Cape Spartel, Morocco. Situated 14 kilometres (9 mi) west of Tangier, the popular tourist attraction is adjacent to the summer palace of the King of Morocco.
The cave has two openings, one to sea and one to land. The sea opening is known as "The Map of Africa". It is believed that the Phoenicians created the sea opening which is in the shape of Africa when looked at from the sea. There are also some markings on the wall in the shape of eyes, that are said to be made by the Phoenicians, which make up a map of the local area.
How to get to: Caves of Hercules
Cap Spartel is frequently but incorrectly referred to as the northernmost point of Africa, which is instead Ras ben Sakka, Tunisia. It is the most North Western point of mainland Africa. The cape rises to a height of 326 m. at the top of Jebel Quebir where there is a tower. There is another tower nearer to the end of the cape which serves as a lighthouse. Source: wikipedia.org
How to get to: Cap Spartel
Place Avril 9
Grand Socco Place du Grand 9 Avril 1947 although the name is rarely used) is a square in the medina area of central Tangier, Morocco and the larger of the Petit Socco which make up the medina of the city. The Grand Socco divides the medina from the Ville Nouvelle area of Tangier. The Grand Socco is a large market-place in Tangiers, Morocco. The term, socco is a Spanish corruption of the Arabic souq (or souk). The Grand Socco and the Petit Socco occupy Tangiers' medina (old quarter) and continues to operate as a bazaar or market-place. Source: wikipedia.org
How to get to: Place Avril 9
The Perdicaris Park extends in an area of 70 hectares between the sea and the mountain. Known also under the name Rmilat, it offers a great natural and cultural richness. It was an old property of a US diplomat but now it belongs to the Moroccan State, which is in charge of its maintenance and preservation. Source: http://darsourantanger.com
How to get to: Parc Perdicaris
Tanger City Mall
Tanger City Mall is a real mall with international standards, the exclusive address in the city. With a total area of approximately 30,000 m², the mall is spread over 3 levels and offers a large parking. Different national and international catering, fashion, decoration, furniture and lifestyle brands... will meet shortly, for a unique and varied shopping experience. In addition, Tanger City Mall incorporates the world's first Megarama cinema of the city for a pleasant moment of leisure and relaxation with family, friends or alone. Source: tangercitycenter.com
How to get to: Tanger City Mall