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American Legation

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“paul bowles”(56 reviews)
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The only US Historic Monument outside the United States, TALIM includes a public museum, research library accessible by appointment only, and a community Arabic Literacy Program. Admission 20 dirhams per person. Museum opening hours are...more
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8 Zankat America, Tangier 90000, Morocco
+212 5399-35317
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All reviews paul bowles united states american history beautiful building american embassy small museum real estate revolutionary war worth a visit fascinating history on display entrance fee interesting place relationship paintings diplomatic letter
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Reviewed today

This was a great surprise. The building is stunning and being put to very good use as a language center. Historically important to visit and learn about the history.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lizpozuelo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building was beautiful and has a rich history of American presence in Morocco. Located in the old Medina of Tangier, it is not easy to find but very worth the time to locate it and see it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nnashtn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this historical outpost if you are in Tangier. It's worth an hour or two. The Paul Bowles collection is fascinating, as are the paintings.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jacesings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to see and learn a bit about history. The location and building is quite interesting. 20 mad entry fee.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank damienp889
Reviewed 11 February 2019

We added this to our Tangier tour. The house was fund to explore and by reading some of the posters we learned a bit of early tangier history. For a couple of Euros it was worth the visit. It was very well maintained and probably...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank weisbrew1
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Interesting place, beautiful house with a lot of history about The US and Morocco. Not expensive to enter and fascinating to see. Located inside the Médina.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank klasherman
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

I loved this building and the history. A must visit if intrested in history. Well kept and informative.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edward H
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Visit the old American Legation in the heart of the ancient Medina of Tangier (Beni Idder) is like diving into the History. Morocco was the first country to recognize the Independence of the United States in 1779, two years after its Declaration. After the 1777,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bea8211
Reviewed 18 January 2019

The American Legation is a sweet little museum located in the bustle of the Medina. A great history lesson and beautiful buildings!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Hotel-Designer
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

I went there with my local guide, he introduced me to the historical realtionship between Morocco and the US from the end of the revolutionary war when the sultan recognized the US. In the museum, I had the opportunity to see some documents and various...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Gene C
5 October 2015|
Response from Anjouan17 | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your question. We do not work directly with individual Spanish tour companies (they usually have Moroccan partners), so we cannot comment on the specific firm that you mention. In general, we recommend that... More
Celia P
29 January 2015|
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Response from Debbieindc2014 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably not worth it for you to make the trip but it is certainly worthwhile to visit Tangiers!