Cultural adresses of Tanger | quoi faire à Tanger ?

Posted 24 January 2020

Long considered a rebellious region, northern Morocco takes revenge in beauty. Art galleries, museums, trendy cafes … In Tangier, cultural renewal is taking place. In this article, we will present the cultural addresses of Tangier prefered byDar Tanja.

La Cinémathèque Rif 

Adresses Cultures Tanger Cinémathèque Rif

Indispensable, the Tangier Cinematheque offers a varied program, focused on auteur cinema. Created in the 1930s, it has kept the international spirit of its beginnings to celebrate an open and plural art, coming from all over the world. It hosts events such as the European Film Weeks or the Tarifa-Tangier African Film Festival.

Les Fils du Détroit and the Kasbah Meuseum

Located in the sumptuous Dar el-Makhzen palace, built in 1691, the Kasbah museum exhibits very beautiful ethnographic and archaeological collections. Textiles, ceramics, tombs … offer an exciting dive into history. At the exit, a break at the café “Les fils du Détroit” allows you to taste the Arab-Andalusian melodies while sipping a mint tea.

The American Legation Museum

Adresses culture Tanger Musée de la légation américaine
Located in the medina of Tangier, this museum is the oldest American diplomatic building in the world. Its charm from another time offers a unique setting for its collections of old engravings, copies of famous canvases and contemporary paintings. This museum is an essential address in Tangier. Among the artists on display are Hamri, Delacroix, Cecil Beaton and Stewart Church.

Les Insolites Library

Eclectic, Les Insolites bookstore, 28 rue Khalid Ibn Oualid, offers travel novels, art books, a collection of poems and stories for children. Writers from the Greater Maghreb rub shoulders with French authors. Its founder, Stéphanie Gaou, welcomes culture lovers warmly and regularly organizes meetings: dedications, story-telling, literary brunches, exhibitions, etc.

To learn more and live unique and personalized experiences, do not hesitate to consult the Tangier team from Dar Tanja. We will share with you all our good plans, we promise;)

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