Places to Visit in Khouribga, Chaouia-Ouardigha, Morocco, Africa

Places to Visit in Khouribga, Chaouia-Ouardigha, Morocco, Africa

Khouribga is a city belonging to the Khouribga Province in the Chaouia-Ouardigha region of the northeastern African country, Morocco. It is geographically positioned between 32°53′00″ N latitude and 6°54′00″ W longitude, at an elevation of 786 meters, around 120 km southeast of Casablanca, the largest city of Morocco and 200 km northeast of the focal point of Morocco’s tourism, Marrakech. Khouribga is well known for its large phosphate reserve and the city is also home to many textile, food and mechanical, electronic and electrical industries. Khouribga is also noted for its health industry, home to the higher proportion of the province’s health industry.


History of Khouribga:

The real history of Khouribga begins with the discovery of phosphate in the region during the French colonial period in 1923, for which, they upgraded Khouribga as a city. Since then, Khouribga has been developing towards becoming one of the prominent cities of Morocco.


How to access Khouribga?

The Mohammed V International Airport, near Casablanca, is the most important airport of Morocco and the closest major airport to Khouribga, located around 90 km away from the centre of Khouribga. Including New York, London and Dubai, this airport covers all the important global destinations in the world.

Khouribga has good bus connectivity to all the major Moroccan cities like Casablanca, Rabat, Fez and Marrakech.

Khouribga houses many travel agencies that offer car and bike for local travel on day or week basis.


Food and Shopping in Khouribga:

Khouribga is famous for handicraft shopping as the city houses nine cooperatives and a handicrafts association. The colorful handicraft products can be purchased at local market. The city also houses many standard restaurants.


What to do in Khouribga?

  • Walking
  • Shopping
  • City tour


What to see in Khouribga?


Casablanca Cathedral:

Situated around 120 km away from Khouribga, the Casablanca Cathedral is a former cathedral and popular cultural centre in Casablanca, well known for cultural activities and Mauresque architecture.


The King Hassan II Mosque:

The King Hassan II Mosque is an iconic mosque, holding the title of the largest mosque in Morocco and the 3rd largest in the globe. It is situated at Blvd Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah in Casablanca. Guided tour is provided at mosque from Saturday to Thursday, which costs 120 MAD per person.



Situated around 200 km from Khouribga, Marrakesh is the heart of Morocco’s tourism, holding many internationally recognized tourist attractions like Jemaa el-Fnaa, Menara gardens, Badi Palace, Bahia Palace, Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs and Marrakech Museum. Worth a trip to Marrakesh.



Rabat is the capital city of Morocco, situated around 150 km north of Khouribga. Rabat is the site of many important imposing structures of the country such as Hassan Tower, Bank Al Maghrib Museum, Royal Palace and Bank Al Maghrib Museum.


Other places of interest in Khouribga and Casablanca (around 120 km) include:

  • Morocco Mall
  • Stade Mohamed V
  • Musee Abderrahman Slaoui
  • Museum of Moroccan Judaism
  • Old Medina of Casablanca
  • Phare d’el Hank
  • City Hall of Casablanca
  • Place des Nations Unies
  • Surf Globe School
  • L’Eglise du Sacre-Coeur
  • Notre Dame de Lourdes
  • Playas Ain Diab y La Corniche


When to visit Khouribga?

Generally the months of April, May, September and October are ideal to visit Khouribga in Morocco.


Where to stay in Khouribga?

Khouribga houses limited number of modernized hotels, so it is suggested for visitors to find hotels in nearby cities like Settat, Beni Mellal and Casablanca if they couldn’t get in Khouribga. List of the reputed hotels in Khouribga and Casablanca (around 120 km) include:

  • Golden Tulip Farah Khouribga
  • Styles Hotel
  • Residence Des Quatre Chemins
  • Le Royal Mansour Meridien
  • Le Trianon Luxury Hotel & Spa
  • Ibis Casa Sidi Maarouf
  • Jnane Sherazade
  • Maamoura Hotel
  • Hyatt Regency Casablanca
  • Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche
  • Club Val d’Anfa Hotel
  • Art Palace & Spa
  • Imperial Casablanca Hotel & Spa
  • Hotel Husa Casablanca Plaza
  • Atlas Sky Airport

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