Tangier Tourism

Visit Tangier - Best of Tangier

This quaint little beach town in Morocco draws hippies, traders and hippies at heart, given its free-spiritedness. The meeting point of Africa and Europe, Tangier will is a sweet melange of both the cultures. Been influenced by various rulers – Arabs, Portuguese, Vandals and the Romans, the city is a standing testimony of several conflicts. If you love old cities, Tangier will find a place in your heart, being one of Africa’s oldest cities, that is as old as more than two thousand years old!

A vibrant culture of souks, a buzzing medina, kasbah with panoramic vistas of the ocean, Tangier is full of things to do and see. Adventure, shopping, bliss, and rejuvenation, Tangier will quench your thirst!

Tangier Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Tangier tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: Greenwich Mean Time; 0
  • Currency: Dirhams
  • Electricity and Internet: The voltage is 220 V/ 50 Hz. Internet in the form of wi-fi is available at most of the hotels, restaurants and places of interest.
  • Languages: Darija is the most-widely spoken language in Tangier. Followed by Berber or Tangerian.
  • Security: Dial 19 for police, 15 for fire brigade and ambulance in Tangier.
  • Try The Popular drink: Panache - a tasteful mix of natural fruit juices often with milk, apple and almond!Visit Hercules Cave, located at about 14 kilometres from Tangier for archaeological significance and breath-taking beauty.
  • Tipping: Tipping in Tangier is not customary, but appreciated.
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Facts and Stats for Tangier*

  • Pollution Statistics in Tangier

    Know the pollution level of Tangier before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 85 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 70 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 71.43 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 65 (High)
  • Tangier: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Tangier for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tangier.

    • Burglary and Theft 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 65 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60 (High)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 72.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 22.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Tangier - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 72.61 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 70 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.49 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 31.48 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.91 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 28.86 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Tangier

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tangier

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.31 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 60.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 56.55 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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