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The birth country of Ibn Battuta, Morocco is a mesmerizing place to visit located in North Africa. The Islamic expansion in the country began in the seventh century and since then Morocco has seen a lot of changes at the political end. Predominantly a Muslim country, Morocco is a beautiful place to visit and learn more about the Islamic history. Here is a Muslim traveler guide for those looking for a Halal friendly travel to this scenic country.

The dazzling palaces, enticing oasis and the warm hospitality of Morocco makes the travelers feel at home. Finding your way into the cities is easy, as they are well connected by train, which is the preferred and budget-friendly means of transport.

Rabat, the capital of Morocco is placed facing the Atlantic Ocean. In the city of Rabat the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and Hasan Masjid are the main sites for visiting. There are also several palaces and gardens where travelers can have a wonderful time like the Citadel of Chellah Garden, Royal Palace, Kasbah of the Udayas and many more.

The largest city of the country, Casablanca boasts of its own charm. The city is the industrial base of the country and the business and economic center. The largest Masjid in Morocco is the Hassan II Masjid in Casablanca. Apart from the masjid, the Shrine of Sidi Abderrahman holds a lot of importance for Muslims in the country. In the north of Casablanca is a small walled town of Old Madinah.

A visit to Morocco is never complete without spending some relaxing time at one of the Hammams or traditional baths. There are several Hammams available throughout the country and separate facilities are available for men and women.

Tangier, the birthplace of Ibn Battuta is a fascinating city to visit. The tomb of Ibn Battuta is one of the most important sites in the city. Travelers can also visit the Kasbah Museum, which is famous for its collection from the Phoenician times to the modern day.

Marrakech is another city that travelers would love to visit. The Palace Djemaa El-Fna is a wonderful historic site in the city. The Koutoubia Mosque is just next to the palace. Travellers can also visit the Saadian Tombs, Museum of Islamic Art, Dar Si Sa

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