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Morocco leads the countries of the region in the field of tourism, because its cities scattered throughout the Kingdom have many tourist properties that combine what is natural, historical and urban, wherever you point out your compass and your solution find your stray and comfort that you seek, from these cities ‘Tiznit’ or what is known as the ‘capital of silver’ with history Ancient and unique Andalusian architecture.

About Tiznit

About 700 kilometres south of the capital Rabat, east of the Atlantic Ocean, in the sous-masse, the city with multiple historical accounts of its origin is probably the Amazigh name of an Amazigh woman of the same name, and is said to be the daughter of the Amazigh kings who ruled the region.

In addition to the name ‘Tiznit’ and ‘Silver Capital’, some researchers also call the city the ‘Royal City’, while others call it the City of Hassania in relation to Sultan Hassan I, who first visited it in 1882, so he decided to fortify it and make it a distinct storage center, and this was the procedure begins with the beginning of the stage of the town’s rise to the metropolis.

Tiznit is distinguished from other cities by the manufacture of ornaments in their traditional forms and deep cultural manifestations

Thousands of tourists from within the Kingdom prefer to visit this charming city, as well as foreign tourists of different nationalities who have chosen the city to enjoy its rich tourist and natural credentials, historical exploits and distinctive heritage phenomena.

Silver Capital

The most important thing that attracts the tourist in this city is ‘silver’, since ancient times known as the trade of silver, as visitors from many places to buy the necessary silver, even the craftsmen of this profession dedicated to their trade a house named in the old name “Tikmi n gart” silver house, not to mention the allocation of many shops for this Trade is widespread near Al-Mashour Square.

From other cities, Tiznit is characterized by the manufacture of ornaments in their traditional forms and deep cultural manifestations, and this symbolic dimension of silver is perhaps what gives added value to local traditional ists known for their skills and creativity.

The silver industry in the city is a historical and cultural heritage and a symbol of the aesthetic and creative values of the region, and a development tributary that contributes to the development of local economic development, knowing that the number of craftsmen working in the city currently exceeds 150 shops selling ornaments, distributed among a number of caesars Central to the famous Mashor Square.

The manufacture of silver was greatly developed, moving from a traditional pure handicraft to a traditional machine-based industry in converting the raw material and preparing it to be ready for cutting and working on it according to the form of the desired product in the form of alloys, wires or flat and tight pieces, which facilitates the work of the manufacturer traditional later.

Plains, trees and a running water

As well as the silver trade, the city is famous for its green ease and its singing forests with dense argan trees, and this tree belongs to the family of coniferous trees, and can live for centuries, and for the pillars of countless health benefits, it activates blood circulation and reduces heart disease, and has important benefits in the field of Beauty and maintain skin glasses and resist antioxidants.

In the center of this city, you can enjoy the sight of a flowing water eye called the locals called the ‘blue fountain ‘, and the legend tells of it being the epitome of the struggle of a girl fleeing from a exhausted tribe, and he digs her dog in the ground to flow a clear blue water eye to quench her thirst and be the cradle of the stability of the metropolis of Tiznet, and it was The event began the establishment of the first nucleus of the Ait Zenit community after the exodus of expatriate groups from different areas, eventually formed the well-known communities within the town.

Tiznit monuments

In addition, the city enjoys many monuments that distinguish it from the rest of the cities of the region, the most important of which is the Kasbah of Makhzen or what is called the ‘Kasbah of Agnag’, which is one of the oldest historical kasbahs of Tiznet and located near The Blue Eye with five towers.

The Kasbah is attributed to the leader Muhammad Agnag, who carried out a campaign on the Souss area at the behest of Mawla Suleiman in 1810, and at that time tiznet took the position and the starting point to establish the authority of the store over all areas of Sousse.

The 7.5-kilometer wall, which consists of 62 towers, has opened four historic doors along with other updated doors, and was built after Sultan Hassan I visited the area in 1882, in order to fortify the city.