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Tangier



Tangier
Introduction

1. Town beach and trash

2. Beach walk

3. Atlantic beaches

4. The medina

5. Medina gate

6. Petit Socco

7. Inside medina house

8. Medina kids

9. On the cliffs

10. American Legation

11. Grand Socco

12. Green market

13. Kasbah place

14. Bab el-Kasbah

15. Around the Kasbah

16. Sultan's palace

17. Place de France

18. Colonian beauty

19. The palaces

20. Wedding musicians

Practicalities




















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TANGIER
Grand Socco


Tangier, Morocco

Spices, herbs and everything you need for a good life. And of course, the vendor throws in some good stories, too.


Socco is the Spanish version of the Arabic word for market: suuq. But with the Spanish long gone, the word Socco survives in Tangier. The Grand Socco is located right north-east of the medina, and is no longer a market place.
Today it is a meeting place and a transportation junction, principally for taxis. The Grand Socco is also point where the modern city's street are forced to continue in the narrow streets of the old city.


Tangier, Morocco

In a place where life styles and house styles mix as much as at the Grand Socco, it only feels natural that the old gate to the old city is flanked by modern Western-style houses.




By Tore Kjeilen