IF you have plans to visit Morocco soon and have no idea what to pack, don’t worry we have you covered.
Here is the ultimate guide on what you can wear on your visit.
Is there a dress code in Morocco?
The most important to know is, there is no dress code in Morocco.
This means you are not required to dress in one way or another.
That being said, Morocco is a Muslim country, so it is always a good idea to dress more modestly than you would maybe at home.
This is to avoid hassle and unwelcome comments, and overall make your stay much more pleasant.
What should I wear when I visit Marrakech?
Marrakech can see daytime temperatures climb to above 40°C, while winter evenings are a lot more chilly.
Depending on what time of year you are visiting, you will need to adjust your wardrobe accordingly.
In large cities like Marrakech or Casablanca local many tend to dress in a wide variety of styles.
You’ll see short shorts and tank tops, and you’ll also see full-body veils.
If you visit more rural communities, it is highly advisable to cover up more.
Wear longer shorts or pants, or at least drape a large scarf over your chest and shoulders.
Women in particular are advised to dress modestly, covering shoulders and legs, particularly above the knee.
Men can get away with dressing in shorts and a T-shirt.
What clothes can I not wear in Marrakech?
Some important points to remember about the dress code in Marrakech are as follows:
- Avoid anything made in sheer fabric, unless it’s going over the top of other clothing.
- Avoid mid-drift tops, tank tops, backless tops, figure-hugging tops, low-cut tops, or anything that exposes your cleavage or too much skin.
- Stay clear of anything skin-tight that shows off your figure too much.
If you are a female, there is a strong likelihood that you will experience verbal sexual harassment at some point in Morocco.
This isn’t dependent on if you dress conservatively or not.
However, the more exposed you are, the more likely you will face comments and advances.
Source : TheSun