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Entertainment in Morocco

Entertainment in Morocco
Tourism in Morocco is well developed, with a strong tourist industry focused on the country's coast, culture, and history. Morocco has been one of the most politically stable countries in North Africa, which has allowed tourism to develop. The Moroccan government created a Ministry of Tourism in 1985.
 
Interesting Information about Morocco :
 
- Morocco, officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is one of only three nations to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coast lines. ( along with Spain & France ) .
- Fez is rated as one of the fantastically Romantic places all over the world.
- Fez also is rated as on of the best places to visit in 2014 ( Best value ).
- The tangia (sometimes spelled tanjia) is a Moroccan urn-shaped clay cooking pot. The same word also refers to the meat dish which is cooked in the tangia ( is rated as one of the essential food experiences across the world.
- Ait Ben Haddou is one of the most important film locations around the world , ( like film Gladiator ).
- The Riad in Marrakech are rated from the TEN unusual places to stay , according to Airbnb (website for people to rent out lodging, including private rooms, entire apartments, castles, boats, manors, tree houses, tipis, igloos, private islands and other properties).
- The Sahara desert in Morocco is rated as one of the most great places to pitch a tent (varied between the simple canvas tent to the luxurious Berber pavilions ).
 
For movie lovers who are really interested in watching movies specially with historical background , you should not miss visiting Morocco. Morocco with its distinctive position , moderate climate as well as exotic landscape mixing mystery, magic & beauty, made it an attractive destination for movie makers to shot their films in this distinguished country. You may have the chance to explore some of the backdrops for many classic movies, which have been filmed in Morocco. Ait Bin Haddou ( the old fortified village ) is situated in Ouarzazate, an old mud brick city, on the edge of the high Atlas mountain which is considered the movie capital of Morocco. Ait Bin Haddou had been declared as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. This traditional old city had been featured on many films like Lawrence of Arabia in 1962 along to the latest film of Tom Hank , Captain Phillips in 2013. This unique city with its very special nature lies in south of the High Atlas mountains and it was inhabited by the Berbers.
You can visit also the Atlas Studios which lies in the center of Ouarzzazat, various films have been shot there like Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Alexander & Kingdom of Heaven.
 
List of some foreign films shot in Morocco:
 
Othello (Orson Welles)
Flight to Tangier
Lawrence of Arabia
The Jewel of the Nile
The Mummy
Gladiator
The Mummy Returns
Spy Game
Black Hawk Down
Alexander
Exorcist: The Beginning
Kingdom of Heaven
Babel
The Hills Have Eyes 2
Sex and the City
Inception
Hanna
Captain_Phillips
 
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