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Google Map World Heritage sites for Morocco

Google Map World Heritage sites for Morocco

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Main link goes to Google satellite image of area. In most places you can zoom in once, in some places all the way. Use "VR" link for virtual reality tours, "Img" for Google images. Please note, some coordinates have errors. If you find the true coordinates, comment on my blog.

Archaeological Site of Volubilis
[Img] "The Mauritanian capital, founded in the 3rd century B.C., became an important outpost of the Roman Empire and was graced with many fine buildings. Extensive remains of these..." [More]

Medina of Marrakesh
[Img] "Founded in 1070-72 by the Almoravids, Marrakesh remained a political, economic and cultural centre for a long period. Its influence was felt throughout the western Muslim..." [More]

Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)
[Img] "The Portuguese fortification of Mazagan, now part of the city of El Jadida, 90-km southwest of Casablanca, was built as a fortified colony on the Atlantic coast in the early..." [More]

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
[Img] "The ksar, a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. The houses crowd together within the defensive walls, which are..." [More]

Medina of Fez
[Img] "Founded in the 9th century and home to the oldest university in the world, Fez reached its height in the 13th-14th centuries under the Marinids, when it replaced Marrakesh as..." [More]

Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)
[Img] "Essaouira is an exceptional example of a late-18th-century fortified town, built according to the principles of contemporary European military architecture in a North African..." [More]

Medina of Tetouan (formerly known as Titawin)
[Img] "Tetouan was of particular importance in the Islamic period, from the 8th century onwards, since it served as the main point of contact between Morocco and Andalusia. After..." [More]

Historic City of Meknes
[Img] "Founded in the 11th century by the Almoravids as a military settlement, Meknes became a capital under Sultan Moulay Ismail (1672-1727), the founder of the Alawite dynasty...." [More]

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