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Agadir - The Pearl of Souss

No one can deny that Morocco is one of the countries that have some of the most amazing natural spaces, magnificent historical monuments, and richest cultural heritage in the world. Among the most beautiful cities in Morocco, Agadir is certainly very high up. In this article I will state some of the reasons behind the celebrity of this beautiful city.

Agadir is one of the most famous and beautiful cities in Morocco, and a favourite destination for tourists and visitors from several nationalities. There are many good reasons: first of all, the city is located in South West Morocco, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. This important geographical location, near Marrakech and at the gates of the Western Sahara, makes it the capital of the region.

Also, Agadir and its people have shown us that there is nothing impossible in this city, this which witnessed a destructive earthquake on February 29th 1960 but nonetheless did not prevent all Moroccans and Agadir lovers from rebuilding the city relying on a modern European technologies and style. In addition to this, you can enjoy the wonderful weather of the city, which will give you the chance to enjoy its sunshine 360 days a year.

Equally, in Agadir you will have the opportunity to discover many exciting and prominent monuments, such as the Agadir Oufella, a charming and ancient fortress, with winding and animated alleys, from which you will enjoy a fantastic view of the whole city. Around Agadir, you can visit the Imouzzar region, a gorgeous mountainous space, or Aghrod, where you can enjoy the stunning beauty of the sea and the forest.

Also, in Agadir you can immerse yourselves in the heart of the rich Amazigh culture, which is quite notable in all domains, including music (Ahwach, Rwaiss, etc.), musical parties (the Timitar Festival), food (tajine Ssoussi, Amlou, Argan Oil, etc.), clothes (Ahayk, L'ktib, etc.), jewellery (Tizerzay, Talguamout...) and many other crafts and art forms. And last but not least, you will find in this beautiful city one of the best beaches along the Atlantic Coast, where you will have an excellent chance enjoy the swimming, surfing, jet-skiing, etc.

So, Agadir invites you to enjoy a romantic, magical, and unforgettable stay in a place where everything is designed to satisfy all you desires (hotels, restaurants, nature, leisure), so that you have a wonderful and enjoyable holiday!

Come discover the beauty of Agadir, where you can stay in one of the many fantastic Agadir hotels or, better yet, in one of the typical riads of Agadir, with a view of the sea and the city. You may also want to stay in one of the fantastic riads of Marrakech, the Ochre City, just 150 miles from Agadir.

courses and now works as a freelance writer and translator for the Marrakech based reservation centre 3wkom.