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Tangier to Celebrate a Travel Festival in Honor of Ibn Battuta

Tangier to Celebrate a Travel Festival in Honor of Ibn Battuta

An organization from Tangier called Moroccan Association of Ibn Battuta which aims to promote the legacy of Ibn Battuta, a world renowned traveler from Morocco has been on the move in planning an International Travel Festival in honor of the said traveler. Moreover, the organization seeks to further develop the cultural aspect of the city of Tangier… more

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Continues

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Continues

When Ibn Battuta went to Damascus, Syria after coming from Cairo, the government of Mamluk ordered caravans in carrying merchants and pilgrims along the Royal Road. Carefully monitoring the people going in and out of their territory, the Mamluks charged the traders and checked their passports. The city of Damascus was a fantastic city where Ibn Battuta… more

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Begins

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Begins

Born and raised in the city of Tangier in Morocco in 1304, Ibn Battuta was raised from a Muslim family of legal scholars. At the age of 21 in 1325, he went for a pilgrimage in Mecca eager to learn and seek for adventure. He traveled along Northern Africa’s coast on the way to Egypt riding a… more

The Festival that Celebrates the Legacy of Ibn Battuta

The Festival that Celebrates the Legacy of Ibn Battuta

  In celebration of the Kingdom of Morocco’s vibrant culture, the Moroccan Association of Ibn Battuta is organizing a unique travel and cultural event for its second edition of Ibn Battuta International Festival under this year’s theme entitled “Travelers, the Ambassadors of Peace”. The event is scheduled to take place on 9-12 November 2017 at the city… more