From the Petit Socco in the medina, Rue Jemaa el-Kebir (formerly Rue de la Marine) leads east past the Grande Mosquée. It is said to...
Musée de la Fondation Lorin
Housed in a former synagogue, this museum has an engaging collection of photographs, posters and prints of Tangier from 1890 to 1960.
Tangier American Legation Museum
In the southwest corner of the medina, the Old American Legation Museum is an intriguing relic of the international zone, with a...
The premier people-watching site in the medina, with tables on the pavement. See the local Mafiosi arrive in his new Benz, watch odd...
Les Passagers de Tanger
In just the right spot overlooking the Grand Socco, this smart restaurant has a chic, eclectic decor. The menu is chalked on a...
Lonely Planet review
Gone are the days when William Burroughs could cheerfully write of the endless stream of louche offers from young boys and men around the Petit Socco. Nowadays, the busy little square in the medina is a great place to linger over a mint tea, watch the world go by and contemplate its colourful past. And sleaze remains close to the surface: you'll have plenty of offers of 'something special, my friend' and several of the cheap pensions overlooking the square still double as brothels.