Chefchaouen, Morocco's 'Blue City'

Chefchaouen, Morocco's 'Blue City'

Chefchaouen blue city in Morocco is one of the most interesting Arab cities that have a special atmosphere. Besides, it has special blue colour everywhere which will let you enjoy the colour with nature and the sea. In addition, there are many places to visit and enjoy nature and old architecture. 


Chefchaouen blue city location

Chefchaouen, the blue city, is located in northwest Morocco in the Rif Mountains, where nature and colours attract tourists from all over the world.

Why Chefchaouen is painted blue?

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Chefchaouen dates back to the fifteenth century, but it was not yet painted blue. But after the outbreak of World War II, the Jews resorted to fleeing Europe, especially Spain, to Morocco and settled in the city of Chefchaouen. And they painted the houses blue as a religious symbol for them at this time. As a result, it became the most beautiful city in Morocco as a result of the consistency of its bright colours.


Chefchaouen meaning

The blue city of Chefchaouen means “look at the trumpets” and it means the summit of the two mountains overlooking the city.

While today it is called the blue pearl in Morocco. The people of the north call it “Shawn”.

Chefchaouen morocco pronunciation

The exact pronunciation of Chefchaouen is shef·shau·wn.

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