The southern resort of Agadir, 125 mi/200 km southwest of Marrakesh, draws large numbers of sun-seeking tourists, but it lacks the traditional charm of other cities in Morocco. (It was rebuilt and overdeveloped in the 1960s following a devastating earthquake.) Go there for the warm winter weather, the sandy beach, resort hotels and its good tourist infrastructure—not for the architecture or a true sense of Morocco's heritage.
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