A visit to Morocco is an experience of a lifetime! Be it Tangier in the north, Casablanca in the centre or Marrakesh in the south, there is a lot to explore and take delight here in the country, amidst long beaches, high mountains and sweeping deserts.
Morocco is rather famous for offering tourists a wide range of traditional souvenirs, be it the hand-made pottery or colourful lanterns. Read on and find out about some of the most amazing souvenirs that you can buy during your visit to Morocco.
Djelleba is a Moroccan dress for both men and women that can easily be bought in different parts of the country. It is an attractive, long, loose-fitting outer robe which originated in Morocco and is majorly worn in the Maghreb region of North Africa. Djellabas usually come in a wide range of material, colours and patterns for both men and women. Locals choose to wear them in neutral colours such as such as black, grey or olive.
Moroccan art is influenced by a variety of cultures which is reflected, among other things, through its souvenirs including pottery. Covered with complex Arabesque and geometric patterns, Moroccan pottery are hand-made ceramics and an amazing piece of art used to decorate homes. You can pick a few in different shapes, sizes, forms and colours and gift them to your loved ones back home.
Highly unique and renowned all over the world, the leather in Morocco is tanned in Gothic style and still seems to have a fascinating allure like it used to have centuries ago. From slippers, jackets and bags to belts and wallets, anything and everything made from Moroccan leather appeals to the tourists. The traditional colour of the leather is red or black, but it is available in all colours these days.
There is something about the beauty of Moroccan lighting that appeals to a majority of people from far and wide. Be it the chandeliers, lamps or lanterns, the unique and eye-catching designs make them a real exotic treat for homes. They come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colours, and are available in most of the markets across the country.
Called Babouche in French and Belgha in Moroccan, they are traditional, oriental style heelless slippers worn by men, women and children through the centuries. Most of the locals in the country are seen wearing them in different styles. If you are a shoe lover, do not forget to purchase Babouche on your next trip to Morocco. They come in a variety of colours, shapes, patterns and materials.
Rugs and carpets
Handmade Moroccan rugs and carpets in bright tinges are woven by the indigenous people of Morocco. Red and black-white rugs designed with sequins are popular here and can be seen adorning homes all over the world. There are a number of rug shops here selling them at cheaper rates. You can also get them customised them as per your choice and can even watch the process of their designing.