In this list, you will find the Top 10 Exciting Places to Visit in Morocco. Known to bring together the two worlds of Africa and Arabs, Morocco is truly a captivating country to explore. Known to border the North Atlantic Ocean as well as The Mediterranean Sea, the country’s diversity makes it an ideal place to enjoy some adventure as well as some leisure time.
Because of the location of the country, there are some beautiful sandy beaches with dazzling white sands. In addition, there are amazing mountains that are suitable for hiking, vibrant and colorful towns that have ancient artifacts to admire and different cultures to learn about.
Moreover, the county does not disappoint when it comes to the fascinating Sahara Desert. Therefore, to be able to experience all that and much more, here are the top 10 exciting places you should not miss when you visit Morocco.
Having its walls and gates built by the Portuguese, this peaceful town is a popular tourist attraction. It is located in the North Atlantic coast and hosts some white sandy beaches. Apart from that, the city is covered with colorful murals that attract art lovers as well as other tourists.
To make the town even more colorful, there is an art festival held each year in the month of August. This festival brings together international artists that are allowed to paint murals around the medina.
Because the town has a lot to offer, there is an easier way to explore it. This is possible by riding a bike within the town offered by most local hotels and even bike tours. However, if you are not a fan of bike riding, taking a walk is also an option for you.
9. Fes El Bali
If you want to visit a town that is free from automobile, Fes El Bali is one of the places to be. It is an ancient city with a lot to explore such as its history, culture, art, and architecture.
There are two ways the city can be reached; one is by air travel using the Saiss Airport, while another is by train. Being one of the historical towns belonging to the Arab-Muslim world, Fes El Bali hosts the oldest operating University which was once a madrasa.
In addition to that, the town is known for its well-preserved forts, mosques, fountains, residences among other places. With so much to see, you will have the chance to explore the town and learn more about the different cultures.
8. Hercules Cave
The Hercules Cave is an archeological cave found in Cape Spartel which is situated 14 Km west of Tangier. The cave being part natural and part man-made, it has two openings. One can enter through land or by sea. While coming towards it by sea the cave resembles the shape of Africa.
Although it has its myths on how it came to be, the Hercules Cave is known to display a number of traditional artifacts and items. There are also the rock formations, statues and the small interior waterfall that is truly spectacular to watch.
7. Dragon Beach
Not your average beach, Dragon Beach has the most exceptional white sand in the country. It is located in Western Sahara in the Dakhla Peninsula and famously known for water sports.
However, of all the watersports done here, kite surfing is most popular. This has enabled the beach to hold a kite surfing competition every year.
Apart from water sports, there are several bars near the beach. These bars will enable you to relax and enjoy the sunset as you watch the mesmerizing beach becomes calm and still.
6. Moroccan Jewish Museum
Located in Casablanca, the Moroccan Jewish Museum is the only museum found in the Arab world. Established in 1997, the museum was formerly a youth Jewish orphanage.
Known to display Jews artifacts such as paintings, sculptures, and photographs, it also displays historical jewelry, costumes, and the unique Fatima pendants.
With all these historical artifacts, the museum ensures the Jewish history, culture, and heritage is preserved for years to come. Moroccan Jewish Museum is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Morocco.
5. Hassan II Mosque
The only mosque in Morocco that allows non-Muslims to enter it, Hassan II Mosque is the largest mosque in Africa. However, everyone who enters the mosque is required to wear decently as a sign of respect.
Known for its hand-crafted marbled walls and the fascinating retractable roof, the mosque has other structures in the area. The courtyard has 41 fountains, well decorated and the garden around the mosque is well kept. This makes it suitable for a family picnic.
Before leaving the mosques, there is one more place to visit which is the mosques bathhouses are known as hammams. These bathhouses are considered to be sacred and bring a sense of cleanliness to the community.
Note that, there are two types of hammans in the mosque, the basic ones which are small tied rooms and the larger rooms that are hundreds of years old. These rooms are heated by fire woods under the buildings that bring warmth all over. In addition, they offer massage services as well as skin and body treatment for relaxation.
4. Paradise Valley, Marrakech
About an hour away from the beach, Paradise Valley is a beautiful gateway for nature lovers. Situated in the foothills of The Atlas Mountains, this cool place has fresh pools of water and is ideal for a cool dip.
Moreover, the oasis is surrounded by limestone walls, and a number of palm trees protruding high up into the air. This ensures the Oasis stays hidden and that’s why it mostly takes 30 minutes to reach the area.
However, although there is no much activity to do in this valley, many tourists visit the place to experience a change of the scenery and also enjoy some solitude, especially in the weekdays.
3. Saadian Tombs
Located on the south side of the Kasbah Mosque, the first Saadian tomb was constructed by Sultan al- Ghalib Abdullah. This was done in honor of his father Mohammed ash-Sheikh in 1557.
Later on, the fifth and the last Saadian ruler, Sultan Ahmed el Mansour, constructed many more tombs to also honor his close family members and friends. He also ensured his tomb was carefully prepared. This made his tomb the most captivating of all tombs.
However, the tombs were forgotten until 1917 when they were rediscovered and restored. Decorated with vibrant tiles, detailed mosaic carvings, and Arabic scripts, it is truly an amazing place to visit. Furthermore, the magnificent ceilings and polished marbles will surely leave you in awe of the whole place.
2. Mount Toubkal
Found within the Toubkal National Park, Mount Toubkal is the highest mountain in Morocco. It is also the highest peak in The Atlas Mountains and mostly frequented by most tourists.
Although the mountain is steep and slippers, climbers enjoy trekking it since they have to go around several places. One of them is the Village of Aroumb, floodplains, and valleys. There are also other beautiful sceneries to enjoy watching as you go up the mountain.
Rabat is the capital city of Cameroon and has so much to offer its visitors. From hosting the best museums, the Royal Palace and other historical attractions, this city takes first place in our exciting places to visit in Cameron. Rabat is one of the best places to visit in Morocco.
The first place to visit should be the Hassan Tower which is in an incomplete minaret of the Hassan Mosque. It was intended to be the second largest mosque in the 12th century in the Arab world but was not finished.
The other interesting place to visit is the Mausoleum of Mohamed V tomb chamber. This tomb is magnificently decorated with zellige tile works. The tile works cover the walls around the grand marble tomb.
Although Non- Muslims are not allowed to enter the adjoining mosque, the visitors will be able to view the tomb chamber from above. This ensures they still get the chance to have an amazing experience in the sacred area.
Top 10 Exciting Places to Visit in Morocco.
- Mount Toubkal
- Saadian Tombs
- Paradise Valley, Marrakech
- Hassan II Mosque
- Moroccan Jewish Museum
- Dragon Beach
- Hercules Cave
- Fes El Bali
Eva No Presents A New Single ‘History of Now’
Sweden based singer and songwriter Eva Nordell is one of the exciting new names coming out of the Swedish scene. With the singer having released her debut EP ‘History of Now’ this year, Eva Nordell continues to entrench her name into the country-pop scene.
“History of Now” is hands up my favorite song on the project, although the entire EP is a regal body of work and proof that she puts his heart and soul into the craft. This up-beat track embodies her influence from country music. The composition nostalgically describes how we can learn from the past and thereby create a better future, both for ourselves and in relationships with others.
Driven by an ear-worm of a chorus and a compelling arrangement, “Wake Up” can get you accustomed to the replay button. The song is quite profound lyrically with vocals that are gritty yet smoothly effortless, the song deserves your immediate listen. It has a great video that corresponds to the powerful track.
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Top 10 YouTubers in Kenya 2020
This is a list containing Top 10 YouTubers in Kenya 2020. YouTube in Kenya has come from far and it has given birth to some of the best media personalities in Africa. In this list we give you the best YouTubers in Kenya.From Edgar Obare to Over Twenty Five to Wabosha Maxine to Joanna kinuthia, there is no telling what YouTube in Kenya would have been without these amazing people. List Entries and Rank:
#10:Natalie Tewa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f971JYKWLmc
#9:Edgar Obare https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGcGxIFvf28
#8:Over Twenty Five https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THaMSdn7KIM
#7:The Green Calabash https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzgkh86uvV0
#6:Greatday Channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vszhMnqeeqw
#5:Sheila Ndinda https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkNfDZtYjbE
#4:Farhana Oberson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCL79rLVt9o
#3:Joanna Kinuthia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8by9n8Z7JI
#2:Wabosha Maxine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgyVisVpEPs
#1:WaJesus Family https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm7ak7PqIf8
Top 10 YouTubers in Kenya 2020
Top 10 Richest African Musicians
Ever wondered who the Richest African Musicians are? Well, we got you covered. Africa is a continent which is endowed with many good things. Among the vast majority of endowments is its music industry. The entertainment industry is a major contributor to the Gross Domestic Profit of many developing countries in Africa.
After several hours of research and digging, all in the quest of compiling an accurate and comprehensive list of the top ten richest musicians in Africa, we were able to get the following. Their net worth was taken into consideration and this includes their endorsement deals as many of them are ambassadors of different brands.
Below is a list of Richest African Musicians and we will discuss what makes them tick and how they found their success.
10. The Late Oliver Mtukudzi
A veteran in the African music industry who successfully released over 65 albums. He is a Zimbabwean by the origin and was very successful in his music career with more than 41 years of experience. A musician, philanthropist, businessman and UNICEF ambassador for goodwill in the Southern African Region. He bagged several awards numbering over twenty.
Oliver Mtukudzi has an estimated net worth of 1.2 million dollars.
Jidenna is a Nigerian – American singer who was born on the 4th May 1985. He is signed to Wondaland Records, Epic records and Fear and Fancy records. He is a singer, rapper, songwriter and music producer. He released two major singles “Classic Man” and “Yoga” in the year 2015. That same year, his single “Classic Man” won awards of “Song of the Year” and “Video of the Year” at the Soul Train Music Awards.
Jidenna has an estimated net worth of 1.4 million dollars.
8. The Late Hugh Masakela
Hugh Masekela is and was the second richest artist in South Africa. Hugh Masekela rocked South Africa’s music industry with constant releases. He worked productively in his own record company, had many honorary prizes and was nominated for a Grammy Award. He died on January 23. He was a South African trumpeter, composer and singer. Hugh was popularly referred to as “The Father Of South African Jazz” and he is always in the heart of many lovers of Jazz music in South Africa. Even after his death, he is still the eighth on our list.
Hugh Masakela has an estimated net worth of 1.5 million dollars.
This is another wonderful and wealthy musician from the African continent. Being the only female on our list means she has been successful in her music career. She is an American singer who was born in Lexington, Kentucky to Zimbabwean parents, Professor Michael Kachingwe and his wife Aimie Kachingwe. Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe is a singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, fashion model and actress. She is currently signed to Konvict music.
Tinashe has an estimated net worth of 6 million dollars.
Sarkodie is a talented rapper and obviously one of the best rappers in the African music industry. He hails from Ghana and was born on the 10th of July 1988. His real name is Michael Owusu Addo but popularly known and fondly addressed by his stage name Sarkodie. He is currently signed to his record label Sarkcess music. He is a rapper, recording artist and an entrepreneur.
Sarkodie currently has five albums in his career and has often been called one of Africa’s greatest hip-hop artistes by prominent sources like MTV Base, Lynx Tv and AfricanHype.com
Sarkodie has an estimated net worth of 7 million dollars.
David Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian artiste and son to a Nigerian billionaire Mr. Adeleke. He was born in Atlanta Georgia, USA but later relocated to Nigeria. He is popularly known and called by his stage name Davido. He is a successful musician, singer, songwriter and producer. He has many award nominations, has won many awards and has profitable endorsements to his name. Some of his awards are Headies award, BET and others. Davido was once an ambassador for MTN (a telecommunications giant in Africa), Guinness and is currently an ambassador for Infinix mobile (a smartphone company based in Hong Kong) among others.
He is signed to Sony Music and is the CEO of his own record label.
Davido has an estimated net worth of 16 million dollars.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known by his stage name Wizkid or sometimes called Starboy is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He hails from Surulere, Lagos State in Nigeria and was born on the 16th of July 1990. Wizkid gained prominence in the music space in the year 2010 with the release of his song “Holla at your boy” with the Empire Mates Entertainment label.
He also gained international recognition in 2016 with his song titled “One Dance” in which he featured Drake. The song reached number one on music charts in more than fifteen countries including the United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. It can be said that Wizkid is one of the successful and wealthy musicians in Africa.
Wizkid has an estimated net worth of 20 million dollars.
3. Don Jazzy
Michael Collins Ajereh is a native of Delta State in Nigeria and was born on the 26th of November 1982 making him 37 years of age. He is the founder and boss of his own record label called Mavin Records (Supreme Mavins Dynasty). Don Jazzy was the co-founder of the defunct Mo hits records which had big artistes like Dbanj and Wande Coal.
Mavins record has produced some of the biggest artistes in the Nigerian music space such as Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, DNA twins, Dija, Rema, etc. He is a producer, songwriter, singer and businessman and has investments in real estate and production of Wi-fi.
Don Jazzy has an Estimated net worth of 30 million dollars.
Also Read: Top 10 Richest Countries in Africa 2020
2. Black Coffee
Black Coffee is a South African by origin and was born on the 11th of March 1976. He is currently signed to a record label called Soulistic Music. His real name is Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo. Black Coffee is a Disc Jockey (DJ), songwriter, producer as well as a singer. He started his career in the year 1995, created his own record label and successfully released five albums.
He became popular after being picked as a participant for the Red Bull Music Academy in 2004 which took place in Cape Town. After achieving this milestone, he added another feather to his cap by winning the “Breakthrough DJ of the Year” award at the DJ Awards in Ibiza. This event occurred some weeks after he released his fifth music album.
Black Coffee has an estimated net worth of 60 million dollars making him one of the richest African musicians.
Akon’s real name is Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam born to Mor Thiam (father) and Kin Gueye Thiam (mother). He has dual citizenship as he was born in St Louis Missouri, United States of America but also spent part of his life in Senegal.
He is a successful singer, producer, songwriter, actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. The CEO of Konvict Music, a record label which he is signed to currently. He also produced songs for International artistes such as Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Snoop Dogg, Leona Lewis, Sean Paul and Lionel Richie. As a five-time Grammy award nominee and over 35 million albums sold out, we can conclude that he has had a successful music career in Africa.
Akon has an estimated net worth of 80 million dollars.
From the foregoing, you can see that the African music industry has gone very far. These artists have also made an impact not just within their continent but in the global entertainment scene. There are a lot of stars who are looking to displace the ones on the list and it will surely happen someday in the circle of life. Until then, we say kudos to those that have made it to our list.
Top 10 Richest African Musicians
- Akon: 80 million dollars
- DJ Black Coffee: 60 million dollars
- Don Jazzy: 30 million dollars
- Wizkid: 20 million dollars
- Davido: 16 million dollars
- Sarkodie: 7 million dollars
- Tinashe: 6 million dollars
- The Late Hugh Masakela: 1.5 million dollars
- Jidenna: 1.4 million dollars
- The Late Oliver Mtukudzi: 1.2 million dollars
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